ossification

  1. the process of bone formation
  2. hardened conventionality

ossification

[n] - the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material 2. [n] - the process of becoming rigidly fixed in a conventional pattern of thught or behavior 3. [n] - the developmental process of bone formation 4. [n] - hardened conventionality
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Ossification

the formation and maintenance of bone
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Ossification

The process by which bone is formed.
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Ossification

Ossification: The process of creating bone, that is of transforming cartilage (or fibrous tissue) into bone. The human skeleton initially consists largely of cartilage which is relatively soft and is gradually transformed into hard bone during infant and child development. The verb corresponding to 'ossification' is 'ossify.' Cartilage becomes ossi...
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Ossification

Os`si·fi·ca'tion noun [ Confer French ossification . See Ossify .] 1. (Physiol.) The formation of bone; the process, in the growth of an animal, by which inorganic material (mainly lime salts) is deposited in cartilage or membrane, forming bony tissue; ostosis. » Bes...
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ossification

<orthopaedics> Pathology> The formation of bone or of a bony substance, the conversion of fibrous tissue or of cartilage into bone or a bony substance. ... Origin: L. Ossificatio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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ossification

noun hardened conventionality
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ossification

(os″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shәn) formation of or conversion into bone or a bony substance.
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Ossification

• (n.) The formation of bone; the process, in the growth of an animal, by which inorganic material (mainly lime salts) is deposited in cartilage or membrane, forming bony tissue; ostosis. • (n.) The state of being changed into a bony substance; also, a mass or point of ossified tissue.
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ossification

(L. ossificatio) the formation of bone or of a bony substance; the conversion of fibrous tissue or of cartilage into bone or a bony substance.
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Ossification

Formation of bone.
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Ossification

The hardening of soft tissues, such as ligament or cartilage, into bone.
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ossification

Type: Term Pronunciation: os′i-fi-kā′shŭn Definitions: 1. The formation of bone. 2. A change into bone.
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ossification

Process whereby bone is formed in vertebrate animals by special cells (osteoblasts) that secrete layers of extracellular matrix on the surface of the existing cartilage. Conversion to bone occurs through the deposition of calcium phosphate crystals within the matrix
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OSSIFICATION

The formation of bone.
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ossification

(os;u1-fu1-ka;shun) The process of bone tissue formation.
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Ossification

Ossification is the process in which cartilage is transformed into bone. Bone grows in three stages: first, tissue forms a mesh of collagen fibers, then the body creates a polysaccharide that acts like cement to hold the tissues together. Finally, calcium crystals salts are deposited to form bone. The bone marrow contains osteoprogenitor cells that...
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Ossification

Ossification (or osteogenesis) is the process of laying down new bone material by cells called osteoblasts. It is synonymous with bone tissue formation. There are two processes resulting in the formation of normal, healthy bone tissue: Intramembranous ossification is the direct laying down of bone into the primitive connective tissue (mesenchyme),...
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Ossification

The natural process of bone formation which also provides the basis for skulling birds to separate hatching year from older birds.
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Ossification

The process by which embryonic cartilage is replaced with bone.
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Ossification

It is the process of bone formation.
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