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endostosis

[en-do-stoh-sis, -duh-]
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noun Anatomy.
  1. bone formation beginning in the substance of cartilage.
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Origin of endostosis

First recorded in 1865–70; end- + ostosis
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British Dictionary definitions for endostosis

endostosis

noun plural -ses (-siːz)
  1. the conversion of cartilage into bone
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