Preosseous | definition of preosseous by Medical dictionary
preosseous (prē″ŏs′ē-ŭs) [″ + ″]
Relating to the formation of partly formed bone made of developing cartilage or connective tissue.
References in periodicals archive
Osteomas of the temporal bone probably develop in preosseous
connective tissue, which has a relatively thick subcutaneous layer and a rich blood supply.
Temporal bone osteomas probably develop from preosseous
connective tissue, but their etiology has not been established.
Osteomas are true neoplasms thought to arise from preosseous