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periostitis

[ per-ee-o-stahy-tis ]

noun

, Pathology.
  1. inflammation of the periosteum.


periostitis

/ ˌpɛrɪɒˈstaɪtɪs; ˌpɛrɪɒˈstɪtɪk /

noun

  1. inflammation of the periosteum


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Derived Forms

  • periostitic, adjective

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Other Words From

  • per·i·os·tit·ic [per-ee-o-, stit, -ik], adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of periostitis1

First recorded in 1835–45; periost(eum) + -itis

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Example Sentences

In Periostitis, and secondary eruptions, Iodide of Potassium is generally preferable.

Its use is confined to the later symptoms,—to Periostitis, and the late eruptions, as Rupia.

A further instance of infective periostitis is that met with in acute laminitis.

In simple acute periostitis the membrane is thicker and redder than normal, and is easily stripped from the bone.

Suppurative periostitis is met with in foot cases, commonly in connection with punctured foot.

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