Osteolysis



osteolysis os·te·ol·y·sis (ŏs’tē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Dissolution or degeneration of bone tissue resulting from disease.
os’te·o·lyt’ic (-ə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.

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