ostosis

[ o-stoh-sis ]
/ ɒˈstoʊ sɪs /

noun Physiology.

the formation of bone; ossification.

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Origin of ostosis

From New Latin; see origin at oste-, -osis
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British Dictionary definitions for ostosis

ostosis
/ (ɒsˈtəʊsɪs) /

noun

the formation of bone; ossification
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Medical definitions for ostosis

ostosis
[ ŏ-stōsĭs ]

n.

Variant ofosteosis
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