Definitions for osseousˈɒs i əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

os•se•ousˈɒs i əs(adj.)

  1. composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony.

Origin of osseous:

1675–85; < L osseus bony, der. of oss-, os bone; akin to Gk osteon, Skt asthi

Princeton's WordNet

  1. osseous, osteal, bony(adj)

    composed of or containing bone

    "osseous tissue"

Wiktionary

  1. osseous(Adjective)

    Of, relating to, or made of bone; bony.

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