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exostosis

 [ek″sos-to´sis] (Gr.)
a benign new growth projecting from a bone surface and characteristically capped by cartilage. adj., adj exostot´ic.
exostosis cartilagi´nea a variety of osteoma consisting of a layer of cartilage developing beneath the periosteum of a bone.
hereditary multiple exostosis a generally benign, hereditary disorder of enchondral growth of bone, marked by exostoses near the extremities of the diaphysis of long bones.

ex·os·to·sis

, pl.

ex·os·to·ses

(eks'os-tō'sis, -sēz),
A cartilage-capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage.
See also: osteochondroma.
Synonym(s): hyperostosis (2) , poroma (2)
[exo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

exostosis

(ĕk′sŏ-stō′sĭs)
n. pl. exosto·ses (-sēz)
A bony growth on the surface of a bone or tooth.

ex·os·to·sis

, pl. exostoses (eks'os-tō'sis, -sēz)
A cartilage-capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage.
See also: osteochondroma
Synonym(s): hyperostosis (2) , poroma (2) .
[exo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

exostosis

An outgrowth from the surface of a bone, usually in response to inflammation or repeated trauma. The commonest form of exostosis is the bunion caused by abnormal local pressure from unsuitable footwear.

ex·os·to·sis

, pl. exostoses (eks'os-tō'sis, -sēz)
Cartilage-capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage.
[exo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]
References in periodicals archive ?
Exostosis: development, evolution and relationship to malignant degeneration.
Hereditary multiple exostosis is an autosomal dominant disorder in which an osseous projection capped by cartilage appears on the metaphyses of long bones [1].
En este sentido se hace referencia a un traumatismo directo o bien a un microtraumatismo repetido, el cual provocaria una irritacion permanente del periostio, que iria causando lentamente la formacion de la exostosis.
Las exostosis multiples se presentan en la superficie bucal del maxilar y de la mandibula, por debajo del pliegue mucobucal en la region molar.
POF was first reported by the Shepherd in 1844 as alveolar exostosis. [2] The term "POF" was coined by Eversol and Rovin in 1972.
pling skeletal fluorosis occurs when 10C...20mg of F have been ingested on a daily basis for at least 10 years: in that case, calcification of ligaments often precludes joint mobility and numerous exostosis may appear, and these effects may be associated with muscle wasting and neurological complicaC...
A la exploracion fisica se documento adecuada coloracion de piel y tegumentos, buen estado de hidratacion, craneo normocefalo sin endo ni exostosis, con fontanela anterior normotensa.
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Coote, "Pressure on the axillary vessels and nerve by an exostosis from cervical rib: interference with the circulation of the arm, removal of the rib and exostosis; recovery," Med Times Gazette, vol.