hyperostosis
noun (plural hyperostoses) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1836 excessive growth or thickening of bone tissue • hyperostotic adjective

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  • Hyperostōsis — (griech., »Knochenwucherung«), flache Wucherung und Verknöcherung der Beinhaut, kommt bei chronischen Entzündungen der Knochen vor; s. Knochenhautentzündung …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • hyperostosis — [hī΄pəräs tō′sis] n. pl. hyperostoses [hī΄pər äs tō′sēz΄] [ModL < HYPER + OSTOSIS] an abnormal increase or thickening of bone tissue hyperostotic [hī΄pər ästät′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

  • Hyperostosis — Overgrowth of bone. Hyperostosis is a nonspecific term that does not refer to any particular condition. * * * 1. Hypertrophy of bone. 2. SYN: exostosis. [hyper + G. osteon, bone, + osis, condition] ankylosing h. SYN: diffuse idiopathic skeletal h …   Medical dictionary

  • Hyperostosis — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 30719 ICD10 = ICD10|M|85|8|m|80 ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D015576Hyperostosis is an excessive growth of bone. It may lead to exostosis. It… …   Wikipedia

  • hyperostosis — n. excessive enlargement of the outer layer of a bone. The condition is harmless and is usually recognized as an incidental finding on X ray. It commonly affects the frontal bone of the skull (hyperostosis frontalis). Infantile cortical… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Hyperostosis — kaulinio audinio vešėjimas statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Hyperostosis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kaulo išauga sinonimas – hiperostozė …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Hyperostosis — kaulinio audinio vešėjimas statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Hyperostosis ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kaulo išauga sinonimas – hiperostozė …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • hyperostosis — excessive or abnormal thickening of bone. This is really a relative term as strongly developed and thickened bones occur in fishes naturally and contrast with the usual thinner bones, e.g. in the cranium of grunts (Haemulidae) and croakers… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • hyperostosis — hyperostotic /huy peuhr o stot ik/, adj. /huy peuhr o stoh sis/, n. Pathol. abnormal development of bony tissue. [1825 35; HYPER + OSTOSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hyperostosis — noun An excessive growth or thickening of bone …   Wiktionary

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