Origin of osteal
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Still, it is possible that a moderate amount of periosteal and osteal hypermia and over-irritation matures the teeth abnormally.
- of or relating to bone or to the skeleton
- composed of bone; osseous
Word Origin for osteal
C19: from Greek osteon bone
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- Bony; osseous.
- Relating to bone or to the skeleton.
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