Medical Dictionary

ossify

verb os·si·fy \ˈäs-ə-ˌfī\
os·si·fiedos·si·fy·ing

Medical Definition of OSSIFY

intransitive verb
:  to form or be transformed into bone <cartilage ossified postnatally>
transitive verb
:  to change (as cartilage) into bone <osteoblasts ossify the tissue>

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July 06, 2015
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