osteoinduction etymology

English word osteoinduction comes from English induction, English osteo- (Bone.)

Detailed word origin of osteoinduction

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
induction English (eng) (biology) In developmental biology, the development of a feature from part of a formerly homogenous field of cells in response to a morphogen whose source determines the feature's position and extent.. (logic) Derivation of general principles from specific instances.. (mathematics) A method of proof of a theorem by first proving it for a specific case (often an integer; usually 0 or 1) and [...]
osteo- English (eng) Bone.
osteoinduction English (eng) (medicine) A biologic response in which chemical signals induce osteogenesis.

Words with the same origin as osteoinduction

Descendants of osteo-
ectostosis nonosteoporotic ostealgia osteoarthropathy osteochondral osteochondroma osteoclast osteoconductive osteocranium osteocutaneous osteodysplasia osteodysplastic osteoid osteomyelitis osteonectin osteopath osteophilic osteoporosis osteoprotegerin osteoradionecrotic osteosarcoma osteosclerosis osteosynthetic osteotendinous