Endostosis
Endostosis En`dos*to"sis, n. [NL. See {Endo-}, and {Ostosis}.] (Physiol.) A process of bone formation in which ossification takes place within the substance of the cartilage. [1913 Webster]

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  • endostosis — [en΄däs tō′sis] n. pl. endostoses [en΄däs tō′sēz΄] [ModL < END(O) + OSTOSIS] the formation of bone within cartilage …   English World dictionary

  • endostosis — /en do stoh sis, deuh /, n. Anat. bone formation beginning in the substance of cartilage. [1865 70; END + OSTOSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • endostosis — end·ostosis …   English syllables

  • endostosis — /ˌɛndɒsˈtoʊsəs/ (say .endos tohsuhs) noun bone formation beginning in the substance of cartilage. {end(o) + ostosis} …   Australian English dictionary

  • endostosis — |enˌd+ noun (plural endostoses) Etymology: New Latin, from end + ostosis : ossification beginning in the substance of a cartilage compare ectostosis * * * /en do stoh sis, deuh /, n. Anat. bone formation beginning in the substance of cartilage.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Endosteal — En*dos te*al, a. (Physiol.) Relating to endostosis; as, endosteal ossification. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ostosis — Os*to sis, n. [NL., from Gr. oste on a bone.] (Physiol.) Bone formation; ossification. See {Ectostosis}, and {Endostosis}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ectostosis — |ekˌt+ noun (plural ectostoses) Etymology: New Latin, from ect + ostosis : bone formation beginning immediately beneath the perichondrium and surrounding or replacing the underlying cartilage compare endostosis * * * ectosteal /ek tos tee euhl/ …   Useful english dictionary

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