rheostosis

rheostosis

 [re″os-to´sis]
a condition of hyperostosis marked by the presence of streaks in the bones; melorheostosis.

rhe·os·to·sis

(rē'os-tō'sis),
A hypertrophying and condensing osteitis that tends to run in longitudinal streaks or columns, like wax drippings on a candle, and that involves a number of the long bones.
[rheo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]

rhe·os·to·sis

(rē'os-tō'sis)
A hypertrophying and condensing osteitis that tends to run in longitudinal streaks or columns, like wax drippings on a candle, and which involves several long bones.
[rheo- + G. osteon, bone, + -osis, condition]