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rheostosis
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A hypertrophying and condensing osteitis which tends to run in longitudinal streaks or columns, like wax drippings on a candle, and which involves a number of the long bones.

Synonyms: flowing hyperostosis, streak hyperostosis.

Origin: rheo-+ G. Osteon, bone, + -osis, condition

(05 Mar 2000)

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