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ossify

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verb os·si·fy \ˈäs-ə-ˌfī\

Medical Definition of ossify

ossified; ossifying

  1. intransitive verb

  2. :  to form or be transformed into bone <cartilage ossified postnatally>

  3. transitive verb

  4. :  to change (as cartilage) into bone <osteoblasts ossify the tissue>




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