Definition of osteomyelitis in English:
Inflammation of bone or bone marrow, usually due to infection.
- Approximately one-third to two-thirds of patients with diabetes who have foot infections will develop osteomyelitis.
- A bone scan showed osteomyelitis of the left sacroiliac joint and inflammation of multiple muscles.
- Osteitis or osteomyelitis may be observed with imaging studies, but bone biopsy may be necessary.
Definition of osteomyelitis in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan