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Definition of "osteogenic" [os•te•o•gen•ic]

  • Derived from or composed of bone-forming tissue. (adjective)
  • Of or relating to osteogenesis. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "osteogenic" in a sentence
  • "Kahn's team is focusing on a compound called bone morphogenetic protein 7, or BMP-7, also known as osteogenic protein 1."
  • "For ALL and osteogenic sarcoma, "there's really no known curative therapy without methotrexate," says Dr."
  • "For six decades, it's made the difference between rapid death and lifelong cure for thousands of children with osteogenic sarcoma."
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