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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Its deepest portion is identical to growth plate cartilage and is arranged in columns that undergo enchondral ossification (Figure 8, D, E).
Microscopically, the solid areas consist of fibrous tissue containing mature hyaline cartilage (Figure 9, B) with variable enchondral ossification and areas showing features of ABC.