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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Inflammation of the periosteum.

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  • n. Inflammation of a periosteum.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the periosteum.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Inflammation of the periosteum.

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Examples

  • He got up again, furious, showed me his ear and his swollen cheek, and I caught the word "periostitis" in the explanation he gave me on shutting the window again and threatening me.

    My Double Life The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt

  • The exudate, however, is, as it were, shut in by the dense fibrous layer of the membrane, and the result is that in periostitis it collects between the membrane and the bone, causing swelling and raising of the membrane, and giving rise to excruciating pain from pressure upon the nerves.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • When the periostitis and ostitis is the result of a wound, and is complicated by caries or necrosis of the bone, the diseased portion of bone must in every case be laid bare and removed.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • Simple acute periostitis may and often does end in resolution.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • That an osteoplastic periostitis has been in existence is witnessed by the appearance along the edges of the bone of numerous outgrowths of bone, termed osteophytes (see Fig. 163).

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • We get, therefore, in many cases, a condition of rarefactive ostitis occurring side by side with a slowly progressive caries within the bone, while outside is occurring an osteoplastic periostitis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • We may, in fact, explain them by suggesting either a chronic synovitis alone, or a synovitis complicated with periostitis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • -- In simple cases of periostitis, those caused by a blow but free from an actual wound, the most beneficial treatment is the continued application of cold by means of a hose-pipe or by swabs.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The results of an osteoplastic periostitis are frequently met with in the bones of the foot, and are described by veterinary writers under such headings as 'Pedal Exostoses,' 'Ossifying Ostitis,' and 'Pedal

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

  • The periostitis thus set up invariably takes the osteoplastic form, and as a result of this we have growths of new bone in the near neighbourhood of the joint.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot

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