- resembling bone; bonelike.
- having a skeleton of bones.
Origin of osteoid
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They may fail almost entirely, as may its osteoid border, which is significant of active bone tissue.Scurvy Past and Present
Alfred Fabian Hess
- of or resembling bone; bony
- Resembling bone.
- The bone matrix, especially before calcification.