Definition of osteochondritis in English:

osteochondritis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of bone and cartilage; especially any of several conditions in which there is avascular necrosis of, or chronic trauma to, a specific epiphysis or apophysis in a child or adolescent.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John S. Billings (1838–1913). From osteo- + chondritis, after German Osteochondritis.

Pronunciation

osteochondritis

/ˌɒstɪəʊkɒnˈdrʌɪtɪs/