osseointegration


os·seo·in·te·gra·tion

noun \ˌäs-ē-ō-ˌint-ə-ˈgrā-shən\

Definition of OSSEOINTEGRATION

: the firm anchoring of a surgical implant (as in dentistry or in bone surgery) by the growth of bone around it without fibrous tissue formation at the interface
os·seo·in·te·grat·ed \-ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt-əd\ adjective

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