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exostosis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Exostosis  \Ex`os*to"sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ?;  ?  out  +  ?  bone: 
  cf  F  ?  exostose.] 
  1.  (Med.)  Any  protuberance  of  a  bone  which  is  not  natural;  an 
  excrescence  or  morbid  enlargement  of  a  bone.  --Coxe. 
 
  2.  (Bot.)  A  knot  formed  upon  or  in  the  wood  of  trees  by 
  disease. 




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