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[os-tee-oh-sis] /ˌɒs tiˈoʊ sɪs/

the formation of bony tissue, usually infiltrating connective tissue.

osteosis os·te·o·sis (ŏs’tē-ō’sĭs) or os·to·sis (ŏ-stō’sĭs)
The formation of bony tissue, especially over connective or other tissue.


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