Osteolysis
Osteolysis Os`te*ol"y*sis, n. [NL. osteo- + Gr. ly`sis a loosing.] Softening and absorption of bone. -- {Os`te*o*lyt"ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Osteolysis — Classification and external resources ICD 10 M89.5 DiseasesDB 1517 …   Wikipedia

  • Osteolysis — (gr.), der feuchte Knochenbrand …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • osteolysis — Softening, absorption, and destruction of bony tissue, a function of the osteoclasts. [osteo + G. lysis, dissolution] * * * os·te·ol·y·sis .äs tē äl ə səs n, pl y·ses .sēz dissolution of bone esp. when associated with resorption * * * n.… …   Medical dictionary

  • osteolysis — osteoclasia; n. dissolution of bone through disease, commonly by infection or by loss of the blood supply (ischaemia) to the bone. In acro osteolysis the terminal bones of the fingers or toes are affected: a common feature of some disorders… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • osteolysis — os·te·ol·y·sis (ŏs tē ŏlʹĭ sĭs) n. Dissolution or degeneration of bone tissue through disease.   os te·o·lytʹic ( ə lĭtʹĭk) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • osteolysis — noun The resorption or dissolution of bone tissue …   Wiktionary

  • osteolysis — os·te·ol·y·sis …   English syllables

  • osteolysis — noun lysis of bone caused by disease or infection or inadequate blood supply • Hypernyms: ↑lysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nodulosis–arthropathy–osteolysis syndrome — is a cutaneous condition that shares features with juvenile hyaline fibromatosis.[1] See also Winchester syndrome List of cutaneous conditions References ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2 Volume Set …   Wikipedia

  • acro-osteolysis — ac·ro os·te·ol·y·sis (ak″ro os″te olґĭ sis) osteolysis involving the distal phalanges of the fingers and toes …   Medical dictionary

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