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ossify

[′äs·ə‚fī]
(physiology)
To form or turn into bone.
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Ossific changes of LO have been documented as early as 4 weeks following infectious insult; thus, timely diagnosis and intervention is recommended to increase success rates of surgery.
There was also a curvilinear, ossific fragment arising from the attenuated antero-inferior glenoid.
Lateral x-rays will reveal a small ossific fragment at the distal portion of the patella.