osteosclerotic /os'tee oh skli rot"ik/, adj.
/os'tee oh skli roh"sis/, n. Pathol.
abnormal hardening and increase in density of bone.
[1855-60; OSTEO- + SCLEROSIS]

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  • osteosclerosis — n. an abnormal increase in the density of bone, as a result of poor blood supply, chronic infection, or tumour. The affected bone is more opaque to X rays than normal bone. See also: osteopetrosis …   The new mediacal dictionary

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