Exostosis : Definition

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Definitions of Exostosis

Pronunciation : Ex`os*to"sis
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [NL., fr. Gr. exostose.]
Definition : 1. (Med.)

Defn: Any protuberance of a bone which is not natural; an excrescence or morbid enlargement of a bone. Coxe.

2. (Bot.)

Defn: A knot formed upon or in the wood of trees by disease.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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