endostosis

noun
end·​ostosis | \ ¦enˌd+ \
plural endostoses

Definition of endostosis

: ossification beginning in the substance of a cartilage — compare ectostosis

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History and Etymology for endostosis

New Latin, from end- + -ostosis

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“Endostosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endostosis. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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