polyostotic

Involving more than one bone. [poly- + G. osteon, bone]

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poly·os·tot·ic .päl-ē-äs-'tät-ik adj involving or relating to many bones <\polyostotic dysplasia>

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poly·os·tot·ic (pol″e-os-totґik) [poly- + L. os bone] pertaining to or affecting many bones.

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