-ostosis

noun combining form

Definition of -ostosis

plural

-ostoses

or

-ostosises

  1. :  ossification of a (specified) part or to a (specified) degree <hyperostosis>

Origin and Etymology of -ostosis

New Latin, from Greek -ostōsis, from osteon bone — more at osseous


Medical Dictionary

-ostosis

noun combining form -os·to·sis \äs-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of -ostosis

plural

-ostoses

\-ˌsēz\ or

-ostosises

  1. :  ossification of a (specified) part or to a (specified) degree <hyperostosis>


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