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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A benign outgrowth from a bone (usually covered with cartilage).

Usage examples (32)
  • Ringbone is the designation of the exostosis which is found on the coronet and in the digital and phalangeal regions.
  • Displacement, of course, is not possible with an exostosis.
  • When an exostosis has developed puncture firing is the remedy
  • Hallux valgus, if severe and associated with marked exostosis or bunion. for more
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