Osteoid



[os-tee-oid] /ˈɒs tiˌɔɪd/

adjective
1.
resembling bone; bonelike.
2.
having a skeleton of bones.
/ˈɒstɪˌɔɪd/
adjective
1.
of or resembling bone; bony

osteoid os·te·oid (ŏs’tē-oid’)
adj.
Resembling bone. n.
The bone matrix, especially before calcification.

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