Definitions for osteomyelitisˌɒs ti oʊˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
os•te•o•my•e•li•tisˌɒs ti oʊˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs(n.)
an inflammation of bone and bone marrow, usu. caused by bacterial infection.
Origin of osteomyelitis:
an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)
An infection of the bone
Osteomyelitis is infection and inflammation of the bone or bone marrow. It can be usefully subclassified on the basis of the causative organism, the route, duration and anatomic location of the infection.
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