parostosis


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parostosis

 [par″os-to´sis]
ossification of tissues outside of the periosteum.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

par·os·te·o·sis

, parostosis (par'os-tē-ō'sis, -os-tō'sis),
1. Development of bone in an unusual location, as in the skin.
2. Abnormal or defective ossification.
[para- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]
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par·os·te·o·sis

, parostosis (păr-os'tē-ō'sis, par'os-tō'sis)
1. Development of bone in an unusual location, as in the skin.
2. Abnormal or defective ossification.
[para- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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