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Flowing hyperostosis

Flowing hyperostosis --> rheostosis

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.

Synonym: flowing hyperostosis, streak hyperostosis.

Origin: rheo-_ g. Osteon, bone, _ -osis, condition


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