osteoid definition

  • adjective:
    • Resembling bone tissue.
    • Of, with respect to, or characteristic of bone tissue; bonelike
    • Resembling bone; bonelike.
  • noun:
    • The bone tissue matrix, specifically before calcification.
    • An organic matrix of necessary protein and polysaccharides, secreted by osteoblasts, that becomes bone after mineralization
  • others:
    • Resembling bone; bony; osseous.

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