Medical Definition of Osteomatoid

1. An abnormal nodule or small mass of overgrowth of bone, usually occurring bilaterally and symmetrically, in juxtaepiphysial regions, especially in long bones of the lower extremities; lesions are not actually neoplasms, but represent anomalous developments in which there are outpouchings of the cortex (in contrast to a growth superimposed on the cortex), and are more properly termed exostoses. Origin: osteoma + G. Eidos, appearance, form (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteomatoid

osteologist
osteologists
osteology
osteolysis
osteolytic
osteoma
osteoma medullare
osteomalacia
osteomalacias
osteomalacic
osteomancy
osteomanty
osteomas
osteomata
osteomatoid (current term)
osteomere
osteometry
osteomodulin
osteomyelitides
osteomyelitis
osteomyelitises
osteomyelodysplasia
osteomyelofibrotic syndrome
osteon
osteonal
osteoncus
osteone
osteonecroses
osteonecrosis

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