Medical Definition of Rheostosis

1. A hypertrophying and condensing osteitis which tends to run in longitudinal streaks or columns, like wax drippings on a candle, and which involves a number of the long bones. Synonym: flowing hyperostosis, streak hyperostosis. Origin: rheo-+ G. Osteon, bone, + -osis, condition (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rheostosis

rheophil
rheophile
rheophiles
rheophore
rheophores
rheophyte
rheophytes
rheoplethysmograph
rheoplethysmographs
rheoscope
rheoscopes
rheostasis
rheostat
rheostatic
rheostats
rheostosis (current term)
rheotaxes
rheotaxis
rheotome
rheotomes
rheotrope
rheotropes
rheotropic
rheotropism
rhestocythemia
rhesus
rhesus disease
rhesus factor
rhesus incompatibility
rhesus macaque

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