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osteogenesis

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noun os·te·o·gen·e·sis \ˌäs-tē-ə-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of osteogenesis

  1. :  development and formation of bone



Origin and Etymology of osteogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1830


Medical Dictionary

osteogenesis

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noun os·teo·gen·e·sis \ˌäs-tē-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of osteogenesis

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osteogeneses

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  1. :  development and formation of bone




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