osteopathic physician n.
[os-tee-op-uh-thee] /ˌɒs tiˈɒp ə θi/ noun 1. a therapeutic system originally based upon the premise that manipulation of the muscles and bones to promote structural integrity could restore or preserve health: current osteopathic physicians use the diagnostic and therapeutic techniques of conventional medicine as well as manipulative measures. /ˌɒstɪˈɒpəθɪ/ noun 1. a system of healing […]
osteopenia os·te·o·pe·ni·a (ŏs’tē-ə-pē’nē-ə) n. A condition of bone in which decreased calcification, decreased density, or reduced mass occurs.
osteoperiostitis os·te·o·per·i·os·ti·tis (ŏs’tē-ō-pěr’ē-ŏs-tī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the periosteum and the underlying bone.
[os-tee-oh-pi-troh-sis] /ˌɒs ti oʊ pɪˈtroʊ sɪs/ noun, Pathology. 1. any of several hereditary diseases characterized by increased bone density. osteopetrosis os·te·o·pe·tro·sis (ŏs’tē-ō-pě-trō’sĭs) n. An inherited disorder in which bone and cartilage, especially in long bones, becomes dense and hardened to an extent that marrow is obliterated, and anemia, spleen and liver enlargement, blindness, and progressive […]