Exostosis



[ek-so-stoh-sis, -suh-] /ˌɛk sɒˈstoʊ sɪs, -sə-/

noun, plural exostoses
[ek-so-stoh-seez, -suh-] /ˌɛk sɒˈstoʊ siz, -sə-/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
1.
the abnormal formation of a bony growth on a bone or tooth.
/ˌɛksɒˈstəʊsɪs/
noun (pl) -ses (-siːz)
1.
an abnormal bony outgrowth from the surface of a bone

exostosis ex·os·to·sis (ěk’sŏ-stō’sĭs)
n. pl. -ses (-sēz)
A projection that is capped by cartilage and arises from a bone that develops from cartilage. Also called hyperostosis, poroma.

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