ossein definition

  • noun:
    • The collagen component of bone tissue.
    • The collagen component of bone.
    • The natural basis of bone tissue; the residue after removal of the mineral matters from bone by dilute acid; in embryonic structure, the compound where the mineral salts are deposited to form bone; bone collagen; -- labeled as additionally ostein. Chemically this is the same as collagen.
    • The natural basis of bone tissue; bone tissue where the earthy salts being removed by macerating in acid. Also osteine and bone-cartilage.

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