the formation of bone.

Origin of osteogenesis

First recorded in 1820–30; osteo- + genesis
Related formsos·te·o·ge·net·ic [os-tee-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɒs ti oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, os·te·og·e·nous [os-tee-oj-uh-nuh s] /ˌɒs tiˈɒdʒ ə nəs/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for osteogenesis

Historical Examples of osteogenesis

  • Osteogenesis imperfecta and osteomalacia are disorders of dietetic or metabolic origin characterized by fragility of the bones.

    Scurvy Past and Present

    Alfred Fabian Hess

British Dictionary definitions for osteogenesis



the formation of bone
Derived Formsosteogenic, adjective
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osteogenesis in Medicine




Formation and development of bony tissue.osteogeny
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