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osteogenesis

[os-tee-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɒs ti əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun
1.
the formation of bone.
Origin of osteogenesis
1820-1830
First recorded in 1820-30; osteo- + genesis
Related forms
osteogenetic
[os-tee-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɒs ti oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
osteogenous
[os-tee-oj-uh-nuh s] /ˌɒs tiˈɒdʒ ə nəs/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for osteogenous

osteogenesis

/ˌɒstɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the formation of bone
Derived Forms
osteogenic, adjective
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osteogenous in Medicine

osteogenous os·te·og·e·nous (ŏs'tē-ŏj'ə-nəs)
adj.
Osteogenic.

osteogenesis os·te·o·gen·e·sis (ŏs'tē-ə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Formation and development of bony tissue. Also called osteogeny.

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