os·​te·​o·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌä-stē-ə-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce osteogenesis (audio) \

Definition of osteogenesis

: development and formation of bone

Examples of osteogenesis in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These kids have autism, cerebral palsy, osteogenesis or other conditions. Mike Candelaria, OrlandoSentinel.com, 21 June 2018 Werner, who has osteogenesis imperfecta — known as brittle bones disease — was also dealing with health issues. Steven Goode, courant.com, 25 May 2017

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First Known Use of osteogenesis

1830, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osteogenesis

New Latin

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osteogenesis imperfecta

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“Osteogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osteogenesis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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os·​teo·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌäs-tē-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs How to pronounce osteogenesis (audio) \
plural osteogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce osteogenesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteogenesis

: development and formation of bone


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