periostitis

[per-ee-o-stahy-tis]

Origin of periostitis

First recorded in 1835–45; periost(eum) + -itis
Related formsper·i·os·tit·ic [per-ee-o-stit-ik] /ˌpɛr i ɒˈstɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for periostitis

periostitis

noun
  1. inflammation of the periosteum
Derived Formsperiostitic (ˌpɛrɪɒˈstɪtɪk), adjective
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periostitis in Medicine

periostitis

[pĕr′ē-ŏ-stītĭs]
n.
  1. Inflammation of the periosteum.
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