Osteoid
Osteoid Os"te*oid, a. [Osteo- + -oid: cf. Gr. ?.] (Anat.) Resembling bone; bonelike. [1913 Webster]

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  • Osteoid — Osteoid, containing two osteocytes, being synthesized by active osteoblasts. In histology, osteoid is the unmineralized, organic portion of the bone matrix that forms prior to the maturation of bone tissue …   Wikipedia

  • osteoid — OSTEOÍD, Ă, osteoizi, de, adj. Care este asemănător structurii, naturii osului. [pr.: te o id] – Din fr. ostéoïde. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.05.2004. Sursa: DEX 98  osteoíd adj. m. (sil. te o id), pl. osteoízi; f …   Dicționar Român

  • Osteoid — (von Latein Os „Knochen“) heißt die weiche, noch nicht mineralisierte (im Wesentlichen verkalkte) Grundsubstanz (Matrix) des Knochengewebes, die von Osteoblasten gebildet wird. Das Osteoid macht etwa die Hälfte des Knochenvolumens aus und etwa… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • osteoid — [äs′tē oid΄] adj. [ OSTE(O) + OID] like bone …   English World dictionary

  • osteoid — 1. Relating to or resembling bone. SYN: ossiform. 2. Newly formed organic bone matrix prior to calcification. [osteo + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * os·te·oid äs tē .ȯid adj resembling bone <osteoid tissue> osteoid n uncalcified bone …   Medical dictionary

  • osteoid — I. ˈästēˌȯid adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary oste + oid 1. : resembling bone 2. : having a bone skeleton osteoid fishes II. noun ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • osteoid — I. adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1840 resembling bone II. noun Date: 1934 uncalcified bone matrix …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • osteoid — Uncalcified bone matrix, the product of osteoblasts. Consists mainly of collagen, but has osteonectin present …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • osteoid — /os tee oyd /, adj. 1. resembling bone; bonelike. 2. having a skeleton of bones. [1830 40; OSTE + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • osteoid — 1. adjective Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of bone; bonelike 2. noun An organic matrix of protein and polysaccharides, secreted by osteoblasts, that becomes bone after mineralization …   Wiktionary

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