osseointegration

noun
os·​seo·​in·​te·​gra·​tion | \ ˌäs-ē-ō-ˌint-ə-ˈgrā-shən How to pronounce osseointegration (audio) \

Medical Definition of osseointegration

: the firm anchoring of a surgical implant (as in dentistry or in bone surgery) by the growth of bone around it without fibrous tissue formation at the interface

Other Words from osseointegration

osseointegrated \ -​ˈint-​ə-​ˌgrāt-​əd How to pronounce osseointegrated (audio) \ adjective

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