osteopontin

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os·te·o·pon·tin

 (ŏs′tē-ō-pŏn′tn)
n.
A phosphorylated glycoprotein that is produced by bone, is abundant in bone mineral matrix, and accelerates bone regeneration and remodeling. It is also produced in other tissues and plays a role in the progression of many diseases, including certain cancers.

[osteo- + Latin pōns, pont-, bridge; see pent- in Indo-European roots + -in.]