- pyogenic inflammation of bone
- Inflammation of the bone marrow and adjacent bone caused by a pyogenic organism; it may remain localized or may spread through the bone to involve the marrow, cortex, cancellous tissue, and periosteum.
Definition from: CRISP Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language System at the National Library of Medicine
- An infectious usually painful inflammatory disease of bone that is often of bacterial origin and may result in death of bone tissue.
Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary by Merriam-Webster Inc.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.