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Word: osseous

Definition: made of bone; bony


Sentences Containing 'osseous'

"In vivo" studies have demonstrated that the osteostimulative properties result in stimulation and acceleration of new bone formation in an osseous defect.
A compartment space is anatomically determined by an unyielding fascial (and osseous) enclosure of the muscles.
Nor must there be omitted another strange attestation of the antiquity of the whale, in his own osseous post-diluvian reality, as set down by the venerable John Leo, the old Barbary traveller.
Osseous defects, whether from trauma or surgical intervention, all follow a similar healing pattern.
The bump itself is partly due to the swollen bursal sac or an osseous (bony) anomaly on the metatarsophalangeal joint.

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