medical Definition of bone morphogenetic protein
- Apoptosis and chondrogenesis are connected, and both are regulated by the signaling of bone morphogenetic proteins …
- —Joan C. Marini, The New England Journal of Medicine, 13 Jan. 2005
- A collagen sponge soaked in bone morphogenetic protein, or BMP, can be placed between two vertebrae to stimulate them to fuse together.
- —Susan Stevens, The Chicago Daily Herald, 7 Feb. 2005