Definition of Osteosis
1. the formation of bone [n -OSES or -OSISES]
Medical Definition of Osteosis
1. 1. A morbid process in bone. Synonym: ostosis. Synonym: osteogenesis. Origin: osteo-+ G. -osis, condition (05 Mar 2000)
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Literary usage of Osteosis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Principles and Practice of Dermatology by William Allen Pusey (1917)
"Removal is easy when the lesions are not numerous. osteosis ... from the, practice of Sherwell, of osteosis of the skin of the foot. ..."
2. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"osteosis cutis. Hony deposits in the skin and subcutaneous tissue may occur ... 4 Literature: Coleman, Warren: osteosis of the Skin of the Foot; Jour. Cut. ..."
3. Skin and Venereal Diseases (1918)
"... only in cases following traumatic or operative lesions of the skin and in these cases the osteosis occurred in the resulting scar tissue. ..."
4. Practical treatise on the diseases of children and infants at the breast by Eugène Bouchut (1855)
"... upon an incompleteness or want of progressive perfect performance of the action of osteosis than on any local influence exerted upon the cranial of the ..."