osteo-, oste-, ost-

(Greek: bone)

ostectomy
The excision or surgical removal of a bone or a portion of a bone.
osteectomy
osteitic
osteitis
osteoacusis (s) (noun), osteoacuses (pl)
A conduction of sounds through the bones: "The test for osteoacusis is a normal part of Carol's routine annual medical hearing examination."
osteoanesthesia, osteoanaesthesia (s) (noun); osteoanesthesias, osteoanaesthesias (pl)
The lack of sensitivity in the bones: As a result of the break in her arm, Laura experienced osteoanesthesia of the bones in her hands.
osteoarthropathy (s) (noun), osteoarthropathies (pl)
A diseased condition affecting the joints, both hard and soft connecting tissue; such as, the linings of the moving links: As he aged, Mary's friend, Leon, was feeling the debilitating results of osteoarthropathy which was causing pain in his knees, hands, shoulders, and elbows.
osteoblast
1. A cell from which bone develops or a bone-forming cell, its function is to form the tissue and minerals that give bone its strength.
2. A cell that develops into bone, as during healing.
osteoblastoma
1. A relatively harmless (not dangerous), painful, tumor of bone characterized by areas of osteoid (bonelike) and calcified tissue.

It usually occurs in the spines of young people.

2. A benign tumor in bone tissue.

Osteoblastomas are small, and are seen most frequently in children or young adults.

Symptoms include pain and bone mass reduction and surgical treatment is usually the medical procedure which is used.

osteocele
osteochondritis
osteochondrodysplasia
Any disorder of cartilage and bone growth.
osteochondroma
osteochondrous
osteoclasis