Ectostosis



[ek-to-stoh-sis, -tuh-] /ˌɛk tɒˈstoʊ sɪs, -tə-/

noun
1.
the ossification of cartilage that begins under the perichondrium and proceeds inward.

ectostosis ec·tos·to·sis (ěk’tŏs-tō’sĭs)
n.

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