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osteoplastic

[os-tee-uh-plas-tik] /ˌɒs ti əˈplæs tɪk/
adjective
1.
Surgery. pertaining to osteoplasty.
2.
Physiology. pertaining to bone formation.
Origin of osteoplastic
1860-1865
First recorded in 1860-65; osteo- + -plastic
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  • Along its edges large osteophytic outgrowths speak of the effects of an osteoplastic periostitis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot Harry Caulton Reeks
British Dictionary definitions for osteoplastic

osteoplastic

/ˌɒstɪəˈplæstɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to osteoplasty
2.
of or relating to the formation of bone
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osteoplastic in Medicine

osteoplastic os·te·o·plas·tic (ŏs'tē-ə-plās'tĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to osteoplasty.

  2. Relating to or functioning in bone formation.

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