Adjective(1) composed of or containing bone
(1) At only a few weeks of age, a kitten's bones have not yet hardened and become osseous .(2) No soft tissues of the skin, musculature, or internal organs had survived; only osseous material was found, presenting a fairly complete infant skeleton.(3) The most common sites of origin for osseous lesions are the long bones, such as the femur or humerus or the pelvic bones.(4) Previous studies have revealed that adaptive changes in the osseous anatomy of the humerus occur in throwing athletes.(5) This shift in osseous material can lead to either increased or decreased bone density and mass.(6) The osteoblasts produce osseous tissue, become embedded in the matrix they manufacture, and are then renamed osteocytes, to reflect their change of status.
1. bony ::
2. osteal ::
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