[ os-tee-oh-rey-dee-oh-nuh-kroh-sis, -ne- ]
/ ˌɒs ti oʊˌreɪ di oʊ nəˈkroʊ sɪs, -nɛ- /
bone tissue death induced by radiation.
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Words nearby osteoradionecrosis
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Medical definitions for osteoradionecrosis
[ ŏs′tē-ō-rā′dē-ō-nə-krō′sĭs ]
Necrosis of bone caused by exposure to ionizing radiation.
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