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osseointegration

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

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

osseointegrated

play \-ˈint-ə-ˌgrāt-əd\ adjective

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