osteitis

Definitions of osteitis
  1. noun
    inflammation of a bone as a consequence of infection or trauma or degeneration
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    types:
    Paget's disease, osteitis deformans
    a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities
    osteomyelitis
    an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)
    type of:
    inflammation, redness, rubor
    a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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