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The process of becoming rigidly fixed in a conventional pattern of thught or behavior.The developmental process of bone formation.The calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material.The formation of bone matter over what would previously have been another tissue.ossification

(Scince: Orthopaedics Pathology) The formation of bone or of a bony substance, the conversion of fibrous tissue or of cartilage into bone or a bony substance.

Origin: L. Ossificatio

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Bone development

... friend,please help me,i really confuse about bone development, I heard,there's two process in the human bone development,those are intramembranous ossification and endochondral ossification,can u explain me,how does this process work?detailly please..thanx;-) :wink:

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by andra
Mon Nov 02, 2009 2:06 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Bone development
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Views: 1031

Kids don't have kneecaps?

... they aren't always visible on x-ray, because they haven't ossified (become bony) yet. So in a way you are correct, but the kneecaps are there. The ossification process starts somewhere between 3 and 5 years of age depending on gender and genetics. What comes to kids going on all fours I have no ...

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by biohazard
Thu May 14, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Kids don't have kneecaps?
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Ossification and osteogenesis

For my exam which is coming up next month I have to know what the difference between ossification and osteogenesis is. However, in medical dictionaries and books there isn't a clear difference between the two. Most use the two terms synonymously. Can someone please ...

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by Sabrinaa
Sun Oct 12, 2008 12:51 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Ossification and osteogenesis
Replies: 2
Views: 7928

May I know something about embryo development

... an ectodermal layer (the layer that generates the epidermis, nervous system, etc.) Bones are developed from the process known as endochondral ossification, in which the cartilage is replaced by bone- starting from the diaphyses (centers) and spreading outward. Sorry for the absence of links, ...

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by kanzure
Sat Jul 07, 2007 1:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: May I know something about embryo development
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Views: 2933

The Fiber Disease

... states otherwise and they are connected with the cdc. they allowed her to suffer for 7 years with these poisons degenerating her bones, causing ossification of the bones and diffusion and why she has suffered several broken bones. blood serum shows stereoisomers, retinoids are stereoisomers, ...

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by msc
Fri Dec 01, 2006 5:48 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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