The state of being changed into a bony substance; also, a mass or point of ossified tissue.
growth and development of bones.
os = bone + facere = to make.
The process of forming bone in your body.
The conversion of fibrous tissue or cartilage into bone or a bony substance.
a process where tissues are converted to bone.
the process of cartilage changing into hard bone.
Process of forming bone or a bony substance in the body.
The process of transforming cartilage-also known as fibrous tissue-into bone.
The hardening of soft tissues, such as ligament or cartilage, into bone. This is often a part of the natural aging process.
the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material
The process of forming bone in the body.
The process by which embryonic cartilage is replaced with bone. PICTURE
formation of bone
the process of becoming bone
the process by which bone is formed
Hardening of bony parts through deposition of calcium salts; usually detected by staining with alizarin.
Ossification is the process of bone formation, in which connective tissues, such as cartilage are turned to bone or bone-like tissue. The ossified tissue is invaginated with blood vessels. These blood vessels bring minerals like calcium and deposit it in the ossifying tissue.