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Medical Term:

osteospongioma

Pronunciation: os'te-o-spon'je-o'ma

Definition: General nonspecific term for a neoplasm in bone that results in thinning and fragmentation (thus, in softening) of the cortex.

[osteo- + G. spongos, sponge, + -oma, tumor]

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