osteogenic

adjective
os·​te·​o·​gen·​ic | \ ˌä-stē-ə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce osteogenic (audio) \

Definition of osteogenic

1 : producing bone
2 : originating in bone

First Known Use of osteogenic

1860, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Osteogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osteogenic. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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osteogenic

adjective
os·​teo·​gen·​ic | \ ˌäs-tē-ə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce osteogenic (audio) \
variants: also osteogenetic \ -​jə-​ˈnet-​ik How to pronounce osteogenetic (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteogenic

1 : of, relating to, or functioning in osteogenesis especially : producing bone the osteogenic layer of the periosteum
2 : originating in bone

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