What does osteolysis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. osteolysis(noun)

    lysis of bone caused by disease or infection or inadequate blood supply


  1. osteolysis(Noun)

    The resorption or dissolution of bone tissue


  1. Osteolysis

    Osteolysis refers to an active resorption of bone matrix by osteoclasts during the natural formation of health bones. Osteolysis can be seen as the reverse of ossification. Osteolysis often occurs in the proximity of a prosthesis that either causes an immunological response or changes in the bone's structural load. Osteolysis may also be caused by pathologies like a bone tumor, cysts, or chronic inflammation.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Osteolysis

    Dissolution of bone that particularly involves the removal or loss of calcium.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of osteolysis in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of osteolysis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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