osteoconduction

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

osteoconduction (uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Physical, three-dimensional scaffold or matrix to facilitate bone repair.
  2. (medicine) The process by which bone grows on a surface. This is a passive process.

References[edit]

  • Robert Gunzburg, M. Szpalski, and N. Passuti The Use of Bone Substitutes in Spine Surgery: A State of the Art Review. Springer:2002, p. 12 [1]