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osteogenesis

Line breaks: osteo|gen¦esis
Pronunciation: /ˌɒstɪə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs
 
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Definition of osteogenesis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Physiology
The formation of bone.
Example sentences
  • As a consequence, the mineralized septa providing the scaffold for bone deposition cannot be formed, and osteogenesis itself is severely disturbed.
  • Inflammation is a necessary step in the healing of normal body tissues, and osteoblasts specifically require prostaglandins for osteogenesis and differentiation.
  • Stimulation of osteogenesis leading to bone repair, as in patients with large bone defects, fracture non-unions, and incomplete allograft consolidation, is clinically desirable for early healing and restoration of function.

Derivatives

osteogenetic

1
Pronunciation: /-dʒɪˈnɛtɪk/
adjective
Example sentences
  • A meshwork of collagenous fibres, termed osteogenetic fibres, appears between the cells.

osteogenic

2
adjective
Example sentences
  • Fibroblast growth factor and fibroblast growth factor receptor regulate fetal osteogenic growth and are expressed in cranial sutures in early fetal life.
  • The osteogenic action of bisphosphonates and their relative lack of activity outside the skeleton have led to the increased use of these agents in treating osteoporosis.
  • Implanted osteogenic stimulators deliver electrical impulses directly to the site where bone regrowth needs to occur.

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