Ossification definitions

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The natural process of bone formation.
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The natural process of bone formation.
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The process of bone formation, brought about by the action of specialized bone cells called osteoclasts , which absorb old bone tissue, and osteoblasts , which form from osteoclasts and produce new bone tissue. This remodeling of bone is a constant process that maintains bone strength.
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The process of becoming set in one's ways or beliefs; rigid conventionality.
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The hardening or calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material.
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A mass or deposit of such material.
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The process of becoming set in a rigidly conventional pattern, as of behavior, habits, or beliefs.
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Rigid, unimaginative convention.
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The hardening or calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material.
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A mass or deposit of such material.
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The normal process by which bone is formed.
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The calcification of tissue into a bonelike mass; the mass so formed.
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