osteoradionecrosis

[ os-tee-oh-rey-dee-oh-nuh-kroh-sis, -ne- ]
/ ˌɒs ti oʊˌreɪ di oʊ nəˈkroʊ sɪs, -nɛ- /

noun Pathology.

bone tissue death induced by radiation.

Origin of osteoradionecrosis

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Medicine definitions for osteoradionecrosis

osteoradionecrosis

[ ŏs′tē-ō-rā′dē-ō-nə-krōsĭs ]

n.

Necrosis of bone caused by exposure to ionizing radiation.
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