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[os-tee-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɒs ti əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

the formation of bone.
the formation of bone

osteogenous os·te·og·e·nous (ŏs’tē-ŏj’ə-nəs)

osteogenesis os·te·o·gen·e·sis (ŏs’tē-ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
Formation and development of bony tissue. Also called osteogeny.


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