[ os-tee-oid ]
/ ˈɒs tiˌɔɪd /
resembling bone; bonelike.
having a skeleton of bones.
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Example sentences from the Web for osteoid
They may fail almost entirely, as may its osteoid border, which is significant of active bone tissue.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
British Dictionary definitions for osteoid
/ (ˈɒstɪˌɔɪd) /
of or resembling bone; bony
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Medical definitions for osteoid
[ ŏs′tē-oid′ ]
The bone matrix, especially before calcification.
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