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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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A primary osseous neoplasm was considered more likely than metaplastic ossification, given the well-formed trabecular bone core and the periosteal lining.
Histologically, the lesions are generally composed of mature hyaline cartilage, with the possible occurrence of calcification as well as metaplastic ossification.
8] In their series of 9 cases, thick fibrotic cyst walls, dystrophic calcification, metaplastic ossification and dissection of mucin into and beyond the cyst wall were common findings in these tumours.
Histopathology: The histopathology reported as Benign mixed mesenchymal tumours showing fibromatous, fibrohistocytic, neural and lipomatous areas with metaplastic ossifications.
Occasionally, dystrophic calcifications and metaplastic ossifications are seen.