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osteosclerosis

 [os″te-o-sklĕ-ro´sis]
the hardening, or abnormal density, of bone. adj., adj osteosclerot´ic.
osteosclerosis conge´nita achondroplasia.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis osteopetrosis; so called because of frequency of pathologic fracture of affected bones.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis generalisa´ta osteopoikilosis.

os·te·o·scle·ro·sis

(os'tē-ō-skle-rō'sis),
Abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone.
[osteo- + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

osteosclerosis

/os·teo·scle·ro·sis/ (-sklĕ-ro´sis) the hardening or abnormal density of bone.osteosclerot´ic
osteosclerosis conge´nita  achondroplasia.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis  osteopetrosis.
osteosclerosis fra´gilis generalisa´ta  osteopoikilosis.

osteosclerosis

[os′tē·ōsklerō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + skleros, hard, osis, condition
an abnormal increase in the density of bone tissue. The condition occurs in a variety of disease states and is commonly associated with ischemia, chronic infection, and tumor formation. It also may be caused by faulty bone resorption as a result of some abnormality involving osteoclasts. See also achondroplasia, osteopetrosis, osteopoikilosis. osteosclerotic, adj.

osteosclerosis

(1) Bony sclerosis.
(2) Eburnation.

os·te·o·scle·ro·sis

(os'tē-ō-skler-ō'sis)
Abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone.
[osteo- + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

osteosclerosis

Any abnormal bone thickening resulting in an increase in bone density. See also OSTEOPETROSIS.

osteosclerosis

; eburnation abnormal hardening of bone, especially where articular cartilage has been lost, e.g. joints affected by osteoarthritis

os·te·o·scle·ro·sis

(os'tē-ō-skler-ō'sis)
Abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone.
[osteo- + G. sklērōsis, hardness]

osteosclerosis (os´tēōsklərō´sis),

n an increased bone formation resulting in reduced marrow spaces and increased radiopacity.
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Osteoradionecrosis.
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Osteosarcoma.

osteosclerosis

the hardening, or abnormal density, of bone.

osteosclerosis congenita
achondroplasia.
osteosclerosis fragilis
osteopetrosis; so called because of frequency of pathological fracture of affected bones.
osteosclerosis fragilis generalisata
osteopoikilosis.