osteitis

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osteitis

[‚ä·stē′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of bone.
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Food and Drug Administration to market the company's SaliCept(TM) Oral Patch with the additional claim [510(k)] that is intended for use in tooth extraction sites to manage alveolar osteitis, the often painful condition known as "dry socket.