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1. Derived from or composed of bone-forming tissue.
2. Of or relating to osteogenesis.
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(ˌɒs ti əˈdʒɛn ɪk)

1. derived from or made up of bone-forming tissue.
2. of or pertaining to osteogenesis.
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These conditions include an inducing agent, an osteogenic precursor cell, and an environment conducive to osteogenesis.
It is suggested that three circumstances, including osteogenic precursor cell, an inducing agent and tissues predisposing osteogenesis, are required for the formation of HO (6).
(5) Chalmers et al proposed that three conditions are needed for this transformation to occur: the presence of inducing agents, osteogenic precursor cells, and a permissive environment.