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osteoconductivity

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

osteoconductive +‎ -ity

NounEdit

osteoconductivity (uncountable)

  1. Property of a biomaterial that encourages osteoconduction.
    • 2003 January 1, Ashley R. Poynton; Joseph M. Lane, “Review of the State of the Art: Allograft-Based Systems for Use as Bone Graft Substitutes”, in Cato T. Laurencin editor, Bone Graft Substitutes, ASTM International, ISBN 9780803133563, OL 9403718M, page 19:
      The fibrous structure of these two products results in significantly greater osteoconductivity compared with the gel formulation and, hence, show an enhanced ability to serve as an osteoconductive graft substitute.