[ en-do-stoh-sis, -duh- ]
/ ˌɛn dɒˈstoʊ sɪs, -də- /
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bone formation beginning in the substance of cartilage.
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British Dictionary definitions for endostosis
/ (ˌɛndɒsˈtəʊsɪs) /
noun plural -ses (-siːz)
the conversion of cartilage into bone
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