osteoclasia


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os·te·oc·la·sis

, osteoclasia (os'tē-ok'lă-sis, os'tē-ō-klā'zē-ă),
Intentional fracture of a bone to correct deformity.
Synonym(s): diaclasis, diaclasia
[osteo- + G. klasis, fracture]

osteoclasia

[-klā′zhə]
Etymology: Gk, osteon + klasis, breaking
1 the destruction and absorption of bony tissue by osteoclasts, such as during growth or the healing of fractures.
2 the degeneration of bone through disease. See also osteolysis.

os·te·oc·la·sis

, osteoclasia (os'tē-ok'lă-sis, -ō-klā'zē-ă)
Intentional fracture of a bone to correct deformity.
[osteo- + G. klasis, fracture]

osteoclasia

The process of dissolution and resorption of bone prior to its regeneration.

osteoclasia

absorption and destruction of bony tissue.