osteocolla

Osteocolla

Os`te*o*col"la\, n. [Osteo- + Gr. ? glue.]

1. A kind of glue obtained from bones. --Ure.

2. A cellular calc tufa, which in some places forms incrustations on the stems of plants, -- formerly supposed to have the quality of uniting fractured bones.
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