Definición de osteoid en inglés:

osteoid

Silabificación: os·te·oid
Pronunciación: /ˈästēˌoid
 
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adjetivo

Physiology & Medicine
  • Resembling bone in appearance or structure.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Fulcra at either end of columnal strongly divergent, giving columnal an osteoid appearance.
    • None of the CF patients' undecalcified biopsy specimens in the present study demonstrated the osteoid parameters (excess osteoid surfaces and thick osteoid seams) characteristic of vitamin D deficiency osteomalacia.
    • These compounds are incorporated into hydroxyapatite crystals that are deposited in an osteoid matrix during new bone formation.

sustantivo

Physiology & Medicine Volver al principio  
  • The unmineralized organic component of bone.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • The cancer cells produce a bony substance called osteoid, which builds up into lumps on the bone.
    • Because of its rarity the diagnosis may not be considered, particularly if osteoid is sparse.
    • Osteoid osteoma is a benign tumor containing osteoid in a stroma of loose vascular connective tissue.

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