Definitions for osteitis deformans

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word osteitis deformans

Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Paget's disease, osteitis deformans(noun)

    a disease of bone occurring in the middle aged and elderly; excessive bone destruction sometimes leading to bone pain and fractures and skeletal deformities

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Osteitis Deformans

    A disease marked by repeated episodes of increased bone resorption followed by excessive attempts at repair, resulting in weakened, deformed bones of increased mass. The resultant architecture of the bone assumes a mosaic pattern in which the fibers take on a haphazard pattern instead of the normal parallel symmetry.


Find a translation for the osteitis deformans definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these osteitis deformans definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"osteitis deformans." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Mar. 2015. < deformans>.

Are we missing a good definition for osteitis deformans? Don't keep it to yourself...

The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations

A Member Of The STANDS4 Network

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for osteitis deformans:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.