Medical Dictionary


noun os·seo·in·te·gra·tion \ˌäs-ē-ō-ˌint-ə-ˈgrā-shən\

Medical 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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