osteo-, oste-, ost-

(Greek: bone)

osteometry
osteomiosis
The disintegration of bone.
osteomyelitis
osteoncus
An osteoma, sometimes used with reference to any neoplasm of a bone.
osteonecrosis
The death of bone in mass, as distinguished from caries (molecular death) or relatively small foci of necrosis in bone.
osteoneuralgia
Neuralgia or severe pain along a nerve connected to a bone which may be caused by damaged nerves of the bone.
osteopath
osteopathia
osteopathic
osteopathology
The science of bone diseases.
osteopathy
1. Disease or affection of the bones.
2. A theory of disease and method of cure founded on the assumption that deformation of some part of the skeleton and consequent interference with the adjacent nerves and blood-vessels are the cause of most diseases.
osteopenia
1. Decreased calcification or density of bone; a descriptive term applicable to all skeletal systems in which such a condition is noted; it carries no implication about causality.
2. Reduced bone mass due to inadequate osteoid synthesis.
osteophagous, ostephagia, osteophage, osteophagy
Eating bones, which is a perverted appetite seen in cattle suffering from mineral (phosphorus or calcium) deficiency.
osteophone, osteophony
An instrument for the transmission of sound-waves through the teeth and the cranial bones to the auditory nerve, for the use of the deaf.
osteophyte