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New Latin. endo- +‎ ostosis


endostosis (plural endostoses)

  1. (physiology) A process of bone formation in which ossification takes place within the substance of the cartilage.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for endostosis in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)