lipping

The formation of a liplike structure, as at the articular end of a bone in osteoarthritis.

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n.
overgrowth of bone as seen in X-rays near a joint margin. This is a characteristic sign of degenerative or inflammatory joint disease and occurs most frequently and prominently in osteoarthritis. See also osteophyte.

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lip·ping (lipґing) 1. a wedge-shaped shadow in the radiograph of chondrosarcoma between the cortex and the elevated periosteum. 2. the development of a bony overgrowth in osteoarthritis.

Osteophytic lipping (lower arrow) from the humeral head in osteoarthritis of the shoulder, including new bone formation deep to the cartilage (upper arrow).


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  • Lipping — Lip Lip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Lipped} (l[i^]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Lipping} ( p[i^]ng).] 1. To touch with the lips; to put the lips to; hence, to kiss. [1913 Webster] The bubble on the wine which breaks Before you lip the glass. Praed. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lipping — noun Date: 1894 1. outgrowth of bone in liplike form at a joint margin 2. a piece of wood set in an archer s bow where a flaw has been cut out 3. embouchure 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • lipping — lip·ping …   English syllables

  • lipping — n. overgrowth of bone around a joint as seen on X ray. This is a characteristic sign of degenerative joint disease and occurs most frequently and prominently in osteoarthritis. See also: osteophyte …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lipping — /ˈlɪpɪŋ/ (say liping) noun a strip, usually wooden, fixed to the edge of a door, board, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • lipping —  n.m. Mouvement des lèvres d un comédien …   Le dictionnaire des mots absents des autres dictionnaires

  • lipping — I. ˈlipiŋ noun ( s) Etymology: lip (I) + ing 1. : outgrowth of bone in liplike form at a joint margin (as in degenerative arthritis) 2. : a piece of wood set in an archer s bow where a flaw has been cut out …   Useful english dictionary

  • Elmar Lipping — (* 22. Februarjul./ 7. März 1906greg. in Riga; † 5. Januar 1994 in New York City) war ein estnischer Exilpolitiker. Leben Elmar Lipping wurde in der livländischen Hauptstadt Riga als Sohn eines Offiziers der zaristischen Armee… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Elmar Lipping — (March 7, 1906 Riga – January 5, 1994 New York) was an Estonian statesman and soldier. He was Estonian foreign minister in exile from June 3, 1982 to June 20, 1990 …   Wikipedia

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