Definition of polyostotic in English:

polyostotic

adjective

Medicine
  • Of a medical condition affecting the bones: present at various sites; affecting several or many bones. Especially in "polyostotic fibrous dysplasia", a feature of McCune–Albright syndrome.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in American Journal of Surgery. From poly- + ancient Greek ὀστο-, combining form of ὀστέον bone + -otic.

Pronunciation

polyostotic

/ˌpɒlɪəʊˈstɒtɪk/