Definition of Ostosis

1. n. Bone formation; ossification. See Ectostosis, and Endostosis.



Definition of Ostosis

1. Noun. (biology) bone formation; ossification ¹

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Definition of Ostosis

1. the formation of bone [n -TOSES or -TOSISES]

Medical Definition of Ostosis

1. Bone formation; ossification. See Ectostosis, and Endostosis. Origin: NL, from Gr. A bone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ostosis

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ostleress
ostleresses
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ostlery
ostmark
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ostodolepid
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ostomate
ostomates
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ostoses
ostosis (current term)
ostosises
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Literary usage of Ostosis

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1. A System of oral surgery: Being a Treatise on the Diseases and Surgery of by James Edmund Garretson (1884)
"THE term ostosis is derived from the Greek words sí, " out of," and <m-ìm, a " bone :" it denotes an osseous tumor which forms on the surface of ..."

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