Ostosis
Ostosis Os*to"sis, n. [NL., from Gr. 'oste`on a bone.] (Physiol.) Bone formation; ossification. See {Ectostosis}, and {Endostosis}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ostosis — [äs tō′sis] n. OSTEOSIS …   English World dictionary

  • ostosis — dys·ostosis; end·ostosis; …   English syllables

  • -ostosis — noun combining form (plural ostoses or ostosises) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek ostōsis, from osteon bone more at osseous ossification of a (specified) part or to a (specified) degree < hyperostosis > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ostosis — /o stoh sis/, n. Physiol. the formation of bone; ossification. [ < NL; see OSTE , OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • ostosis — 1. SYN: osteosis (1). 2. SYN: osteogenesis. * * * os·to·sis (os toґsis) osteogenesis …   Medical dictionary

  • ostosis — n. ossification; bone formation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • -ostosis — os·to·sis …   English syllables

  • ostosis — /ɒsˈtoʊsəs/ (say os tohsuhs) noun the formation of bone; ossification. {New Latin; see ost(eo) , osis} …   Australian English dictionary

  • -ostosis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ostosis — /o stoh sis/, n. Physiol. the formation of bone; ossification. [ NL; see OSTE , OSIS] …   Useful english dictionary

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