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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: ossification(0.01510 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to ossification.
English → English (WordNet)
n 1: the developmental process of bone formation
2: the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material
3: the process of becoming rigidly fixed in a conventional
pattern of thught or behavior
4: hardened conventionality [syn: conformity]
English → English (gcide)
Ossification \Os`si*fi*ca"tion\, n. [Cf. F. ossification. See
1. (Physiol.) The formation of bone; the process, in the
growth of an animal, by which inorganic material (mainly
lime salts) is deposited in cartilage or membrane, forming
bony tissue; ostosis.
Note: Besides the natural ossification of growing tissue,
there is the so-called accidental ossification which
sometimes follows certain abnormal conditions, as in
the ossification of an artery.
2. The state of being changed into a bony substance; also, a
mass or point of ossified tissue.