Definition of Bone morphogenetic protein

1. Noun. (protein) Any of a family of proteins that encourage the formation of bone and cartilage ¹



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Medical Definition of Bone morphogenetic protein

1. Activity derived from bone that induces the formation of cartilage and bone in vivo. Seven bone morphogenetic proteins have been described, BMP 1 being the only one not in the TGF beta superfamily. BMP 3 was formerly called osteogenin. Acronym: BMP This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bone Morphogenetic Protein

bone marrow cells
bone marrow dose
bone marrow embolism
bone marrow examination
bone marrow harvesting
bone marrow neoplasms
bone marrow purging
bone marrow suppression
bone marrow transplant
bone marrow transplantation
bone marrows
bone matrix
bone meal
bone metastases
bone metastases in kids
bone morphogenetic protein (current term)
bone morphogenetic proteins
bone nails
bone of contention
bone oil
bone phosphate
bone plate
bone plates
bone reflex
bone regeneration
bone remodeling
bone resorption
bone scan
bone scan: falsely negative metastases
bone sclerosis

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