from The Century Dictionary.
- Of or pertaining to osteogenesis; osteogenic; ossific: as, an osteogenetic process; an osteogenetic theory.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Physiol.) Connected with osteogenesis, or the formation of bone; producing bone
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- adjective physiology Connected with
osteogenesis, or the formationof bone.
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The fibers are termed osteogenetic fibers, and are made up of fine fibrils differing little from those of white fibrous tissue.
Thus far there has been traced the formation of enlarged spaces (secondary areolæ), the perforated walls of which are still formed by calcified cartilage matrix, containing an embryonic marrow derived from the processes sent in from the osteogenetic layer of the periosteum, and consisting of bloodvessels and osteoblasts.
The second stage consists in the prolongation into the cartilage of processes of the deeper or osteogenetic layer of the perichondrium, which has now become periosteum (Fig. 79, ir).
These secondary spaces become filled with embryonic marrow, consisting of osteoblasts and vessels, derived, in the manner described above, from the osteogenetic layer of the periosteum (Fig. 80).
As the osteogenetic fibers grow out to the periphery they continue to calcify, and give rise to fresh bone spicules.