ossification

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Synonyms for ossification

the developmental process of bone formation

the calcification of soft tissue into a bonelike material

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the process of becoming rigidly fixed in a conventional pattern of thought or behavior

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hardened conventionality

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Ectopic ossification involves new bone formation in tissue that normally does not ossify.
The process of ectopic ossification begins with the production of bone morphogenetic protein, which leads to the release of a cascade of mediators that results in the formation of bone?
Viola RW, Hastings H: Treatment of ectopic ossification about the elbow.
Brooker AF, Bowerman JW, Robinson RA, Riley LH Jr: Ectopic ossification following total hip replacement: Incidence and a method of classification.