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[os-tee-ahy-tis] /ˌɒs tiˈaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the substance of bone.
inflammation of a bone

osteitis os·te·i·tis (ŏs’tē-ī’tĭs) or os·ti·tis (ŏ-stī’tĭs)
Inflammation of bone or bony tissue.


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