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Definition of ossification:

  1. The formation of bone; the process, in the growth of an animal, by which inorganic material ( mainly lime salts) is deposited in cartilage or membrane, forming bony tissue; ostosis.
  2. The state of being changed into a bony substance; also, a mass or point of ossified tissue.


accord, ostosis, conformance, calcification, conformation, conformism, conformity, hardening, bone formation, induration, abidance, accordance, compliance.

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