osteoplastic

[ os-tee-uh-plas-tik ]
/ ˌɒs ti əˈplæs tɪk /
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adjective

Surgery. pertaining to osteoplasty.
Physiology. pertaining to bone formation.

Origin of osteoplastic

First recorded in 1860–65; osteo- + -plastic
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Examples from the Web for osteoplastic

  • Along its edges large osteophytic outgrowths speak of the effects of an osteoplastic periostitis.

    Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks

British Dictionary definitions for osteoplastic

osteoplastic

/ (ˌɒstɪəˈplæstɪk) /

adjective

of or relating to osteoplasty
of or relating to the formation of bone
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Medicine definitions for osteoplastic

osteoplastic

[ ŏs′tē-ə-plăstĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to osteoplasty.
Relating to or functioning in bone formation.
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