Definitions for "Intramembranous ossification"
bone formation process that creates bone directly, without going through cartilage stage. Go to Bone Formation page.
the process of bone formation directly from a membrane, occurs in cranial vault (skull). The majority of skeleton formed by other process of bone formation on a cartilaginous template, endochondrial ossification(More? Musculoskeletal Notes)
Intramembranous ossification is the process whereby bone is formed through the differentiation of mesenchymal cells into osteoblasts. It occurs in flat bones of the skull.