osteogenesis

[ os-tee-uh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌɒs ti əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /

noun

the formation of bone.

Nearby words

  1. osteodystrophy,
  2. osteoectasia,
  3. osteofibroma,
  4. osteofibrosis,
  5. osteogen,
  6. osteogenesis imperfecta,
  7. osteogenetic fiber,
  8. osteogenetic layer,
  9. osteogenic,
  10. osteogenic sarcoma

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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British Dictionary definitions for osteogenous

osteogenesis

/ (ˌɒstɪəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /

noun

the formation of bone
Derived Formsosteogenic, adjective

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Medicine definitions for osteogenous

osteogenous

[ ŏs′tē-ŏjə-nəs ]

adj.

Osteogenic.

osteogenesis

[ ŏs′tē-ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.

Formation and development of bony tissue.osteogeny

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