or OSSIPANGA, also written Ossilago, Ossipagina, was a Roman divinity, who was prayed to, to harden and strengthen the bones of infants. (Arnob. ad u. Gent. 3.30, 4.7.) [L.S]
William Smith. A Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology. London. John Murray: printed by Spottiswoode and Co., New-Street Square and Parliament Street. In the article on Soranus, we find: "at this present time (1848)" and this date seems to reflect the dates of works cited. 1873 - probably the printing date.