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adjective as in bony

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Indeed, the whole osseous structure of those animals proves that they were formed to uprend the trees that gave them sustenance.

Some of the osseous parts only were left, but the furniture of the apartment had suffered very little damage.

In Osseous fishes it is very difficult to distinguish the various layers, owing to the similarity of their component cells.

In Osseous fishes we probably have an embryonic condition of the Selachian kidneys retained permanently through life.

There are no doubt some points which require further elucidation amongst the Ganoid and Osseous fishes.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to osseous, such as: skeletal, anatomical, hard, and ossified.

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