primary ossification center

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primary ossification center

[TA]
the first site where bone begins to form in the shaft of a long bone or in the body of an irregular bone.

pri·mar·y os·si·fi·ca·tion cen·ter

(prī'mar-ē os'i-fi-kā'shŭn sen'tĕr) [TA]
The first site of bone formation in the shaft of a long bone or the body of an irregular bone.
Synonym(s): primary center of ossification.