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[ee-ber-ney-shuh n, eb-er-] /ˌi bərˈneɪ ʃən, ˌɛb ər-/

noun, Pathology.
an abnormal condition in which bone becomes hard and dense like ivory.
/ˌiːbəˈneɪʃən; ˌɛb-/
a degenerative condition of bone or cartilage characterized by unusual hardness and a polished appearance

eburnation e·bur·na·tion (ē’bər-nā’shən, ěb’ər-)
Degeneration of bone into a hard, ivorylike mass, such as occurs at articular surfaces of bones in osteoarthritis.


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