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Intramembranous ossification

Intramembranous ossification occurs when spicules of bone form directly within a condensation of mesenchyme (i.e., without a cartilage model).  Click on the thumbnail at right for a lower magnification view.

 

 


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Last updated:  16 December 2003 / dgk