an abnormal bony growth on the surface of a bone or tooth
Origin of exostosisModern Latin from Classical Greek exost?sis from ex-, outside + osteon, a bone: see osteo-
A bony growth on the surface of a bone or tooth.
Origin of exostosisGreek exostōsis ex- out of ; see exo- . osteon bone ; see ost- in Indo-European roots. -ōsis -osis
From ex- + Ancient Greek ὀστέον (osteon, “bone”).