Definition of Osteoblastic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to an osteoblast ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Osteoblastic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Osteoblastic

1. Relating to the osteoblasts; describes any region of increased radiographic bone density, in particular, metastases that stimulate osteoblastic activity. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteoblastic

ostentator
ostentators
ostentious
ostentive
ostentous
ostents
osteo-
osteo-malacia
osteoanagenesis
osteoarthritic
osteoarthritis
osteoarthropathy
osteoarthrosis
osteoarticular
osteoblast
osteoblastic (current term)
osteoblastogenesis
osteoblastoma
osteoblasts
osteocalcin
osteocarcinoma
osteocartilaginous
osteochondral
osteochondritis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis
osteochondritis deformans juvenilis dorsi
osteochondritis dissecans
osteochondrodysplasia
osteochondrodysplasias
osteochondrodystrophia deformans

Literary usage of Osteoblastic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Stanley P. L. Leong (1922)
"Macerated specimens of such tumors show a complete skeleton of the tumor. osteoblastic formations, also, in the great majority of cases result from the ..."

2. Osteoporosis Research, Education and Health Promotion (1993)
"Fibroblast growth factor (FGF) stimulates the proliferation of osteoblastic cells but suppresses the expression of differentiated features, such as alkaline ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"This is a peculiar error of the osteoblastic process, ... is a strange reminder of the inherent osteoblastic function of the periosteum from which it grew. ..."

4. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1879)
"While the function of a secreting organ is its productive activity throughout life, the osteoblastic function of periosteum is proper only to the growing ..."

5. Human Osteology: Comprising a Description of the Bones with Delineations of by Luther Holden, James Shuter (1885)
"The cartilage toward the ends is tunnelled (by periosteal ingrowths) into irregular tubular (medullary) spaces, also filled with osteoblastic tissue (c). ..."

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