osteogenetic


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os·te·o·gen·e·sis

 (ŏs′tē-ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. os·te·o·gen·e·ses (-sēz′)
The formation and development of bony tissue.

os′te·o·ge·net′ic (-ō-jə-nĕt′ĭk) adj.
os′te·og′e·nous (-ŏj′ə-nəs) adj.
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In particular, bones are known to generate electricity in response to stress, and it has been hypothesised that this is due to strain gradients; if demonstrated, this would represent a significant step towards osteogenetic implants.

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