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osteosis

[os-tee-oh-sis] /ˌɒs tiˈoʊ sɪs/
noun
1.
the formation of bony tissue, usually infiltrating connective tissue.
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osteosis os·te·o·sis (ŏs'tē-ō'sĭs) or os·to·sis (ŏ-stō'sĭs)
n.
The formation of bony tissue, especially over connective or other tissue.

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