osteofibrosis

/ (ˌɒstɪəʊˌfaɪˈbrəʊsɪs) /

noun

loss of calcium from the bones, causing them to become fragile

Nearby words

  1. osteodiastasis,
  2. osteodynia,
  3. osteodystrophy,
  4. osteoectasia,
  5. osteofibroma,
  6. osteogen,
  7. osteogenesis,
  8. osteogenesis imperfecta,
  9. osteogenetic fiber,
  10. osteogenetic layer

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Medicine definitions for osteofibrosis

osteofibrosis

[ ŏs′tē-ō-fī-brōsĭs ]

n.

Fibrosis of bone, mainly involving bone marrow.

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