osteosis

osteosis

[os-tee-oh-sis]
noun
the formation of bony tissue, usually infiltrating connective tissue.

Origin:
osteo- + -osis

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

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