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Meaning of "osteomyelitis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OSTEOMYELITIS

osteomyelitis  [ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OSTEOMYELITIS

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adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
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Osteomyelitis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OSTEOMYELITIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis

Osteomyelitis is infection and inflammation of the bone or bone marrow. It can be usefully subclassified on the basis of the causative organism and the route, duration and anatomic location of the infection.

Definition of osteomyelitis in the English dictionary

The definition of osteomyelitis in the dictionary is inflammation of bone marrow, caused by infection.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OSTEOMYELITIS


alveolitis
ˌælvɪəˈlaɪtɪs
bronchiolitis
ˌbroŋkiəʊˈlaɪtɪs
cellulitis
ˌsɛljʊˈlaɪtɪs
cheilitis
kaɪˈlaɪtɪs
colitis
kɒˈlaɪtɪs
diverticulitis
ˌdaɪvəˌtɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs
Elytis
ɛˈlaɪtɪs
encephalitis
ˌɛnsɛfəˈlaɪtɪs
encephalomyelitis
ɛnˌsɛfələʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs
enterocolitis
ˌɛntərəʊkɒˈlaɪtɪs
epicondylitis
ˌepɪˌkɒndɪˈlaɪtɪs
folliculitis
fəˌlɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs
myelitis
ˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs
poliomyelitis
ˌpəʊlɪəʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs
pyelitis
ˌpaɪəˈlaɪtɪs
spondylitis
ˌspɒndɪˈlaɪtɪs
tonsilitis
ˌtɒnsɪˈlaɪtɪs
tonsillitis
ˌtɒnsɪˈlaɪtɪs
vasculitis
ˌvæskjʊˈlaɪtɪs
vestibulitis
vɛˌstɪbjʊˈlaɪtɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OSTEOMYELITIS

osteoid
osteological
osteologically
osteologist
osteology
osteoma
osteomalacia
osteomalacial
osteomalacic
osteomata
osteopath
osteopathic
osteopathically
osteopathist
osteopathy
osteopetrosis
osteophyte
osteophytic
osteoplastic
osteoplasties

WORDS THAT END LIKE OSTEOMYELITIS

ankylosing spondylitis
arthritis
bronchitis
cephalitis
crystallitis
epidemic encephalitis
hepatitis
lymphangitis
myalgic encephalomyelitis
osteoarthritis
otitis
papillitis
perityphlitis
rheumatoid arthritis
staphylitis
thelitis
typhlitis
utriculitis
uvulitis
valvulitis

Synonyms and antonyms of osteomyelitis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «osteomyelitis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OSTEOMYELITIS

Find out the translation of osteomyelitis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of osteomyelitis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «osteomyelitis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

骨髓炎
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

osteomielitis
570 millions of speakers

English

osteomyelitis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

osteomyelitis
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التهاب العظم والنقي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

остеомиелит
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

osteomielite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অস্থির প্রদাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ostéomyélite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Osteomyelitis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Osteomyelitis
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

骨髄炎
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

골수염
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Osteomielitis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

viêm tủy xương
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

osteomyelitis
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अस्थीची कमतरता
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kemik iliği iltihabı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

osteomielite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapalenie kości i szpiku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

остеомієліт
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

osteomielită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

οστεομυελίτιδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

osteomietitis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

osteomyelit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

osteomyelitt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of osteomyelitis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OSTEOMYELITIS»

The term «osteomyelitis» is quite widely used and occupies the 40.143 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OSTEOMYELITIS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about osteomyelitis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OSTEOMYELITIS»

Discover the use of osteomyelitis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to osteomyelitis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Osteomyelitis of the Jaws
Each type of Osteomyelitis of the jaws are additionally described and illustrated in case reports giving this book a very practical approach to the subject.
Robert E. Marx, Marc Baltensperger, Gerold K. Eyrich, 2008
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Osteomyelitis: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: ...
According to news reporting originating in Madrid, Spain, by NewsRx journalists, research stated, “A universally accepted histopathologic classification of diabetic foot osteomyelitis does not currently exist. We sought to evaluate the ...
‎2013
3
Orthopaedic Pathology
Chronic Osteomyelitis (after Uehlinger, 1977) vs. CHRONIC OSTEOMYELITIS i Subacute, plasmacellular osteomyelitis Relatively little soft tissue swelling Minimal hyperemia Tendency to recidivate FIGURE 5.26. Spectrum of chronic ...
Vincent J. Vigorita, 2008
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Imaging of Arthritis and Metabolic Bone Disease
MRI is more useful than nuclear imaging for differentiating soft tissue infection with periostitis from osteomyelitis.9 MRI is the most useful modality to identify or exclude osteomyelitis when soft tissue infection and periosteal reaction are present.
Barbara N. W. Weissman, 2009
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General and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist
The difference between acute and chronic osteomyelitis is often related to the virulence of the bacteria involved. Acute osteomyelitis is always highly destructive. Several categories of chronic osteomyelitis exist, affecting different areas in the ...
Leslie DeLong, Nancy Burkhart, 2013
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Textbook of Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Diagnosis The diagnosis of osteomyelitis in the child can be challenging and misdiagnoses are common. Several injuries and illnesses with overlapping clinical, laboratory, and radiologic findings can mimic osteomyelitis. In addition to clinical ...
Gary R. Fleisher, Stephen Ludwig, 2010
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Oski's Pediatrics: Principles & Practice
Usually, osteomyelitis of the jaws in children results from the spread of odontogenic infection. Open fracture of the jaws with delayed treatment is also a significant cause of osteomyelitis. Extension from such contiguous infections as otitis, ...
Julia A. McMillan, Ralph D. Feigin, Catherine DeAngelis, 2006
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Clinical Infectious Diseases: A Practical Approach
Osteomyelitis is a term to describe infection in bone. The root word osteon (bone) and myelo (marrow) are combined with -itis to define the clinical state in which bone is infected with microorganisms. Osteomyelitis can be classified by duration  ...
Richard K. Root, 1999
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Essentials of Orthopaedics for Physiotherapist
DEFINITION Osteomyelitis is defined as a suppurative process of the bone caused by pyogenic organisms or simply a pyogenic infection of the cancellous portion of the bone. Classification Three types are described based on duration of ...
Ebnezar, 2003
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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Paleopathology
Osteomyelitis is an inflammation of bone (osteitis) and bone marrow (myelitis) caused by pus-producing bacteria. Osteitis can occur independendy of marrow infection or, more commonly as a phenomenon related to it. The infection spreads to ...
Arthur C. Aufderheide, Rodreguez-martin Conrado, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OSTEOMYELITIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term osteomyelitis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Every Day is a Rocking Chair Day in Spite of Stage 4 Colon Cancer
... cancer, slipped disc in the neck, cancer, a small stroke, cancer, osteomyelitis, cancer. Yet through surgeries, chemo, procedures and rehab, ... «Curetoday.com, Jul 15»
2
Former inmate's injury lawsuit transferred to federal court
He says he slipped in sewage, cut his toe on a piece of metal on the floor and contracted osteomyelitis — a bacterial infection that affects the ... «Daily Comet, Jul 15»
3
'Seinfeld' actor Richard Herd shows off his artistic talents
"As a child I had osteomyelitis, a serious bone infection, and almost didn't survive," he said. "Penicillin knocked out the infection and saved my ... «Colorado Springs Gazette, Jul 15»
4
The Multi-talented Richard Herd
“As a child I had osteomyelitis, a serious bone infection, and almost didn't survive,” he recalled. “Penicillin knocked out the infection and saved ... «Mesquite Local News, Jul 15»
5
Comorbid rheumatic diseases may be common in patients with …
... chronic, recurrent, multifocal osteomyelitis in one patient; and both ankylosing spondylitis and Henoch-Schönlein hemorrhagic vasculitis in ... «Healio, Jul 15»
6
U's players band together to help baby's memorial charity hit £100k …
Wright, of Kirtlington, the same village as the Coles, had an infection called Osteomyelitis as an eight-year-old. One-year-old Oscar initially had the same ... «Bicester Advertiser, Jul 15»
7
Daughter of well-known publican buys £4000 computer game …
... own daughter Holli, now 15, spent two months in hospital as a seven-year-old suffering from osteomyelitis, a bone infection which commonly affects the legs. «Bradford Telegraph and Argus, Jul 15»
8
The Quiet Curse
... the extremely serious infection called osteomyelitis. The four-year-old spent weeks in hospital and endured more than a dozen operations to ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
9
William Roland turns his personal health scares around to help …
At the time, he didn't realize he had osteomyelitis, an infection in his jaw bone. That was part of the reason why he couldn't keep any weight on. «insideTORONTO.com, Jul 15»
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Pathogenesis of Acute and Chronic Osteomyelitis
Purpose of review The term osteomyelitis covers a wide range of inflammatory bone disorders caused by microbial invasion or due to autoinflammatory ... «Medscape, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Osteomyelitis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/osteomyelitis>. Feb 2020 ».
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