ossify

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ossify

[′äs·ə‚fī]
(physiology)
To form or turn into bone.
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In this case, there was a history of trauma dating back to seven years ago, and an X-ray scan revealed ossific focus in the infrapatellar region.
As LCP patients tend to have delayed bone age, on average 2 years in girls and 1 year in boys, (6) their femoral head ossific nuclei are smaller than those in children of similar chronologic age.