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eburnation


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eburnation  \E`bur*na"tion\,  n.  [L.  eburnus  of  ivory,  fr  ebur 
  ivory:  cf  F.  ['e]burnation.  See  {Ivory}.]  (Med.) 
  A  condition  of  bone  cartilage  occurring  in  certain  diseases 
  of  these  tissues,  in  which  they  acquire  an  unnatural  density, 
  and  come  to  resemble  ivory. 




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