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osseo-, ossi-, osteo-

The combining forms osseo-, ossi- and osteo- mean “bone.”

  • In osseous surgery, a dental surgeon reshapes the bone under the gum.
  • Ossification is the process of growing bone.
  • Lifting weights helps to prevent osteoporosis.