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[per-ee-o-stahy-tis] /ˌpɛr i ɒˈstaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the .
inflammation of the periosteum

periostitis per·i·os·ti·tis (pěr’ē-ŏ-stī’tĭs) or per·i·os·te·i·tis (-ŏs’tē-ī’tĭs)
Inflammation of the periosteum.


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