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ossify

[′äs·ə‚fī]
(physiology)
To form or turn into bone.
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1,6,8) It has been suggested that fibrous dysplasia, ossifying fibroma, and osteoma are progressive stages of one disease process, ultimately resulting in osteoma.
Comparison between the peripheral ossifying fibroma and peripheral odontogenic fibroma.
Cartilaginous basibranchial and ceratobranchials 1 and 2 are present at 5 DPH, but do not begin ossifying until approximately 17 DPH.
Juvenile active ossifying fibroma: its nature, dynamics, and origin.
Ossifying fibromyxoid tumor of soft parts with stromal cyst formation and ribosome-lamella complexes.
There was a great variety of benign lesions, with hemangiomas (n = 5) and ossifying fibromas (n = 4) being the most common (table 3).
A sub-group of related fibro-osseous lesions that appears to be unique to the nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, and orbit has been described; these lesions are called aggressive psammomatoid ossifying fibromas (APOFs).
Histologic differentiation of fibrous dysplasia and ossifying fibroma is controversial.
Psammomatoid (juvenile) ossifying fibroma of the orbit.
Fibrous dysplasias and ossifying fibromas are considered to be two different entities, but they are not always distinguishable on histologic evaluation; both are classified as benign fibro-osseous lesions.
Ossifying fibroma is a benign fibro-osseous lesion that commonly involves the maxilla.