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osteoid

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adjective os·te·oid \ˈäs-tē-ˌȯid\

Definition of osteoid

  1. :  resembling bone



Origin and Etymology of osteoid

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1840


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osteoid

noun os·te·oid

Definition of osteoid

  1. :  uncalcified bone matrix




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osteoid

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adjective os·te·oid \ˈäs-tē-ˌȯid\

Medical Definition of osteoid

  1. :  resembling bone <osteoid tissue>




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osteoid

noun os·te·oid

Medical Definition of osteoid

  1. :  uncalcified bone matrix




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