<medicine> A condition of bone cartilage occurring in certain diseases of these tissues, in which they acquire an unnatural density, and come to resemble ivory.

Origin: L. Eburnus of ivory, fr. Ebur ivory: cf. F. Eburnation. See Ivory.

(01 Mar 1998)

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