[ os-tee-uhl ]
/ ˈɒs ti əl /
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Example sentences from the Web for osteal
Still, it is possible that a moderate amount of periosteal and osteal hypermia and over-irritation matures the teeth abnormally.
British Dictionary definitions for osteal
/ (ˈɒstɪəl) /
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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Medical definitions for osteal
[ ŏs′tē-əl ]
Relating to bone or to the skeleton.
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