Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of bone or bony tissue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of bone. Also ostitis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of bone.

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  • noun pathology inflammation of bone

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  • noun inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration

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Examples

  • Most recently, an orthopedic doctor diagnosed the injury as osteitis pubis, an inflamed pubic bone and sent him for a bone scan that involved him taking radioactive isotopes.

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  • An orthopedic doctor diagnosed the injury as osteitis pubis, an inflamed pubic bone, and sent him for a bone scan that involved him taking radioactive isotopes.

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  • Most recently, an orthopedic doctor diagnosed the injury as osteitis pubis, an inflamed pubic bone and sent him for a bone scan that involved him taking radioactive isotopes.

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  • I was lying on a table, getting treatment for what my doctor, Hank Sloan, diagnosed as pubalgia, which is technically osteitis pubis.

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  • I was lying on a table, getting treatment for what my doctor, Hank Sloan, diagnosed as pubalgia, which is technically osteitis pubis.

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  • [Illustration: Fig. 30 -- Rarefying osteitis wherein articular cartilage was destroyed in a case of arthritis of fetlock joint.]

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • [Illustration: Fig. 18 -- Rarefying osteitis in chronic ringbone and ossification of lateral cartilages.]

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • Before there is evidence of an exostosis, diagnosis of ringbone is not easy, for it is then a problem of detecting the presence of a ligamentous sprain, periostitis, or osteitis.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • -- Exostosis of the first and second phalanges is usually due to some form of injury, whether it be a contusion, a lacerated wound which damages the periosteum, or periostititis and osteitis incited by concussions of locomotion, or ligamentous strain.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

  • Those who are advocates of the theory that this type of osteitis with its complications has its origin in the articular portion of the joint, claim that the upright pastern constitutes an important tendency toward ringbone.

    Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1

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