TITLE

polyostotic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1728
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "polyostotic" is presented. The term refers to a medical situation that involves several bones.
ACCESSION #
21241591

 

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