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Meaning of OSTEOMYELITIS

Pronunciation:  `√Ęsteeow`mIu'lItis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an inflammation of bone and bone marrow (usually caused by bacterial infection)
 

OSTEOMYELITIS is a 13 letter word that starts with O.

 

 See Also: osteitis

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Smouldering infection, usually bacterial, of an area of bone (marrow).
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Osteomyelitis is the infection of both the bone marrow cavity and the bone itself.
 

 

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