ostosis

[o-stoh-sis]

noun Physiology.

the formation of bone; ossification.

Origin of ostosis

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

ostosis

noun

the formation of bone; ossification
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ostosis in Medicine

ostosis

[ŏ-stōsĭs]

n.

Variant ofosteosis
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