Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In pathology, the formation of an endostoma.
  • noun Ossification beginning in the substance of cartilage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol.) A process of bone formation in which ossification takes place within the substance of the cartilage.

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  • noun physiology A process of bone formation in which ossification takes place within the substance of the cartilage.

Etymologies

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New Latin. See endo- and ostosis.

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