center of ossification

noun

: a point within a developing bone at which ossification begins within the preexistent cartilaginous matrix

Dictionary Entries Near center of ossification

center

center of ossification

centesis

Cite this Entry

“Center of ossification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/center%20of%20ossification. Accessed 23 May. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!