osteoid

adjective
os·​te·​oid | \ ˈä-stē-ˌȯid How to pronounce osteoid (audio) \

Definition of osteoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling bone

osteoid

noun

Definition of osteoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: uncalcified bone matrix

First Known Use of osteoid

Adjective

1840, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osteoid

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“Osteoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osteoid. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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osteoid

adjective
os·​te·​oid | \ ˈäs-tē-ˌȯid How to pronounce osteoid (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteoid

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: resembling bone osteoid tissue

osteoid

noun

Medical Definition of osteoid (Entry 2 of 2)

: uncalcified bone matrix

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