osseous definition

  • adjective:
    • Composed of, containing, or resembling bone tissue; bony.
    • Of, relating to, or made from bone; bony.
    • made up of bone tissue; resembling bone tissue; effective at forming bone; bony; ossific.
    • composed of or containing bone
  • others:
    • Bony; made from bone tissue; obtaining the nature or construction of bone; ossified: because, osseous tissue. See bone and ossein.
    • Having a bony skeleton; ossean; teleost: since, an osseous seafood. See teleost.
    • high in bones; composed or mainly comprising bones; ossiferous: as, osseous breccia.
    • rough as bone, or otherwise resembling bone tissue; ossiform.

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