from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Derived from or composed of bone-forming tissue.
  • adj. Of or relating to osteogenesis.

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  • adj. of, or relating to, osteogenesis

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Osteogenetic.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Bone-producing.


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osteo- + -genic


  • Kahn's team is focusing on a compound called bone morphogenetic protein 7, or BMP-7, also known as osteogenic protein 1.

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  • For ALL and osteogenic sarcoma, "there's really no known curative therapy without methotrexate," says Dr.


  • For six decades, it's made the difference between rapid death and lifelong cure for thousands of children with osteogenic sarcoma.


  • The osteogenic response of undifferentiated human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) to mechanical strain is inversely related to body mass index of the donor.

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  • It was reported that RhoA regulates bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell (BM-MSC) differentiation into adipogenic and osteogenic lineages

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  • Using the redox ratio, calculated from the contributions of NAD (P) H and flavoproteins, we identify distinct patterns in the evolution of the metabolic activity of hMSCs maintained in either propagation, osteogenic or adipogenic differentiation media.

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  • Chen CT, Shih YR, Kuo TK, Lee OK, Wei YH (2008) Coordinated changes of mitochondrial biogenesis and antioxidant enzymes during osteogenic differentiation of human mesenchymal stem cells.

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  • Backesjo CM, Cedervall J, Sugars RV, Ahrlund-Richter L, et al. (2009) Dynamics of gene expression during bone matrix formation in osteogenic cultures derived from human embryonic stem cells in vitro.

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  • Within the first week, hMSCs in both propagation and osteogenic differentiation medium continue to proliferate, forming a culture consisting of a few cell layers.

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  • Kirker-Head C, Abrahamson L, Gronowicz G, Volloch V, et al. (2006) Matrix-mediated retention of in vitro osteogenic differentiation potential and in vivo bone-forming capacity by human adult bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells during ex vivo expansion.

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