Medical Dictionary

osseointegration

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noun os·seo·in·te·gra·tion \ˌäs-ē-ō-ˌint-ə-ˈgrā-shən\

Medical Definition of osseointegration

  1. :  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

osseointegrated

\-ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt-əd\play adjective

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