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-ostosis

noun combining form

Definition of -ostosis

plural -ostoses or -ostosises

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

-ostosis

noun combining form -os·to·sis \äs-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of -ostosis

plural -os·to·ses \-ˌsēz\ or -os·to·sis·es

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




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