osseointegration

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osseointegration

 [os″e-o-in″tĕ-gra´shun]
the formation of a direct interface between an orthopedic or dental implant and bone, without intervening soft tissue.

os·se·o·in·te·gra·tion

(os'ē-ō-in'tĕ-grā'shŭn)
The direct attachment to bone of an inert, alloplastic material without intervening connective tissue, as with dental implants.

os·se·ous in·teg·ra·tion

(osē-ŭs intĕ-grāshŭn)
Apparent direct attachment or connection of osseous tissue to an inert alloplastic material without intervening connective tissue, as with dental implants.
Synonym(s): osseointegration.

osseointegration (os″eoin″təgra´shən),

n 1. the growth action of bone tissue, as it assimilates surgically implanted devices or prostheses to be used as either replacement parts or anchors.
n 2. a specific endosseous dental implant technique involving very slow and precise bone drilling to minimize heat production; the procedure makes use of biocompatible metal and a defined healing environment. Also known as the
Branemark technique.