What does osteosclerosis mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. osteosclerosis(noun)

    abnormal hardening or eburnation of bone


  1. osteosclerosis(Noun)

    An increase in bone density


  1. Osteosclerosis

    Osteosclerosis, an elevation in bone density, is normally detected on a radiograph as an area of increased opacity; that is, where more mineral is present in the bone to absorb or deflect the X-ray beam. Localized osteosclerosis can be caused by injuries that compress the bone, by osteoarthritis, and osteoma. It is associated with: ⁕Melorheostosis ⁕Osteopetrosis ⁕Osteopoikilosis ⁕Chronic idiopathic myelofibrosis It can also be associated with Hepatitis C.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Osteosclerosis

    An abnormal hardening or increased density of bone tissue.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of osteosclerosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of osteosclerosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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