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Pronunciation: en-dos'te-i'tis, en'dos-ti'tis

Definition: Inflammation of the endosteum or of the medullary cavity of a bone.

Synonym(s): central osteitis2, perimyelitis

[endo- + G. osteon, bone, + -itis, inflammation]

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