Dictionary.com

ectostosis

[ ek-to-stoh-sis, -tuh- ]
/ 藢蓻k t蓲藞sto蕣 s瑟s, -t蓹- /
Save This Word!

noun
the ossification of cartilage that begins under the perichondrium and proceeds inward.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of ectostosis

OTHER WORDS FROM ectostosis

ec路tos路te路al [ek-tos-tee-uhl], /蓻k藞t蓲s ti 蓹l/, adjectiveec路tos路te路al路ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2022

Medical definitions for ectostosis

ectostosis
[ 臅k鈥瞭艔s-t艒s沫s ]

n.
Ossification in cartilage beneath the perichondrium.
The formation of bone beneath the periosteum.
The American Heritage庐 Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright 漏 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK