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periostitis

[ per-ee-o-stahy-tis ]
/ ˌpɛr i ɒˈstaɪ tɪs /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of the periosteum.
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Origin of periostitis

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

OTHER WORDS FROM periostitis

per·i·os·tit·ic [per-ee-o-stit-ik], /ˌpɛr i ɒˈstɪt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use periostitis in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for periostitis

periostitis
/ (ˌpɛrɪɒˈstaɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of the periosteum

Derived forms of periostitis

periostitic (ˌpɛrɪɒˈstɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for periostitis

periostitis
[ pĕr′ē-ŏ-stītĭs ]

n.
Inflammation of the periosteum.
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