TITLE

osteonecrosis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1545
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "osteonecrosis" is presented. Osteonecrosis refers to the death of a segment bone usually caused by sufficient blood flow to a region of the skeleton. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.
ACCESSION #
21238840

 

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