osteitis

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osteitis

[‚ä·stē′īd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of bone.
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Effects of gender-related factors on the incidence of localized alveolar osteitis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod.
As far as medical terminology is concerned, many terms were used to describe this condition such as localized osteitis, alveolar osteitis, alveolitis, alveolitis sicca dolorosa, localized alveolar osteitis, fibrinolytic alveolitis, septic socket, necrotic socket, alveolagia.3

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