osteospongioma

os·te·o·spon·gi·o·ma

(os'tē-ō-spŏn'jē-ō'mă),
General nonspecific term for a neoplasm in bone that results in thinning and fragmentation (thus, in softening) of the cortex.
[osteo- + G. spongos, sponge, + -oma, tumor]

osteospongioma

A nonspecific term for a bone tumour characterised by thinning and/or rupture of the bone cortex. Osteospongioma is not a recognised histopathological entity and is not used in the working medical parlance.

osteospongioma

(os?te-o-spon?je-o'ma) [? + spongos, sponge, + oma, tumor]
A spongy tumor in bone. Synonym: osteoma spongiosum
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