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osteosclerosis

[ os-tee-oh-skli-roh-sis ]
/ ˌɒs ti oʊ sklɪˈroʊ sɪs /
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noun Pathology.
abnormal hardening and increase in density of bone.
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Origin of osteosclerosis

First recorded in 1855–60; osteo- + sclerosis

OTHER WORDS FROM osteosclerosis

os·te·o·scle·rot·ic [os-tee-oh-skli-rot-ik], /ˌɒs ti oʊ sklɪˈrɒt ɪk/, adjective
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Medical definitions for osteosclerosis

osteosclerosis
[ ŏs′tē-ō-sklə-rōsĭs ]

n.
Abnormal hardening of bone or bone marrow.

Other words from osteosclerosis

os′te•o•scle•rotic (-rŏtĭk) adj.
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