exostosis definition

  • noun:
    • A bony development on the surface of a bone or tooth.
    • A benign bony growth, often covered with cartilage, on top of a bone or enamel.
    • Any protuberance of a bone that is not normal; an excrescence or morbid enlargement of a bone.
    • A knot created upon or perhaps in the lumber of trees by illness.
    • In pathology, a morbid bony development on top of a bone, due to bone tissue, periosteum, or articular or epiphyseal cartilage.
    • In botany, the forming of woody, wart-like excrescences upon the stems or roots of plants.
    • a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)
    • A bony growth on the surface of a bone or enamel.
    • A benign bony growth, frequently covered with cartilage, on top of a bone or enamel.
    • Any protuberance of a bone which can be not natural; an excrescence or morbid growth of a bone.
    • A knot created upon or perhaps in the timber of woods by illness.
    • In pathology, a morbid bony development on the surface of a bone, due to bone, periosteum, or articular or epiphyseal cartilage.
    • In botany, the forming of woody, wart-like excrescences upon the stems or roots of flowers.
    • a benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage)

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