eburnated

eb·ur·nat·ed 'eb-ər-.nāt-əd, 'ē-bər- adj hard and dense like ivory <\eburnated cartilage> <\eburnated bone>

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  • eburnated — ˈebərˌnād.ə̇d, ˈē(ˌ)bər ; ə̇ˈbər , ēˈ , eˈ adjective Etymology: from eburnation, after such pairs as English creation: created : hard and dense like ivory eburnated bone eburnated cartilage …   Useful english dictionary

  • eburnated — eb·ur·nat·ed …   English syllables

  • eburnation — A change in exposed subchondral bone in degenerative joint disease in which it is converted into a dense substance with a smooth surface like ivory. SYN: bone sclerosis. [L. eburneus, of ivory] e. of dentin a condition observed in arrested …   Medical dictionary

  • exostosis — A cartilage capped bony projection arising from any bone that develops from cartilage. SEE ALSO: osteochondroma. SYN: hyperostosis (2), poroma (2). [exo + G. osteon, bone, + osis, condition] e. bursata an e. arising from the joint surface …   Medical dictionary

  • eburnean —   a. like, pertaining to or made of ivory.    ♦ eburnated, a. like ivory.    ♦ eburnation, n. disease in which cartilage or bone becomes very hard and dense like ivory …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • eburneous —   a. like, pertaining to or made of ivory.    ♦ eburnated, a. like ivory.    ♦ eburnation, n. disease in which cartilage or bone becomes very hard and dense like ivory …   Dictionary of difficult words

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