-ostosis


-ostosis

noun combining form
plural -ostoses or -ostosises

Definition of -OSTOSIS

:  ossification of a (specified) part or to a (specified) degree <hyperostosis>

Origin of -OSTOSIS

New Latin, from Greek -ostōsis, from osteon bone — more at osseous

-os·to·sis

noun combining form \äs-ˈtō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -os·to·ses \-ˌsēz\ or -os·to·sis·es

Medical Definition of -OSTOSIS

: ossification of a (specified) part or to a (specified) degree <hyperostosis>

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