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synonyms for osseous

  • skeletal
  • anatomical
  • hard
  • ossified

antonyms for osseous

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  • beefy
  • fat
  • heavy
  • overweight
  • plump
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How to use osseous in a sentence

Indeed, the whole osseous structure of those animals proves that they were formed to uprend the trees that gave them sustenance.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
Some of the osseous parts only were left, but the furniture of the apartment had suffered very little damage.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
In Osseous fishes it is very difficult to distinguish the various layers, owing to the similarity of their component cells.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
In Osseous fishes we probably have an embryonic condition of the Selachian kidneys retained permanently through life.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
There are no doubt some points which require further elucidation amongst the Ganoid and Osseous fishes.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The third furrow of an Osseous Fish egg is parallel to one of the first formed pair.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
A precisely similar but more partial change in the constitution of the floor takes place in Osseous Fishes.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
In Osseous Fish there appears to be no doubt that the floor is largely formed by an ingrowth of this kind.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
The Avian egg has been a still more disputed object than even the egg of the Osseous Fishes.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
In Osseous Fishes the blastopore undergoes a similar change of position.
THE WORKS OF FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR, VOLUME 1FRANCIS MAITLAND BALFOUR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO OSSEOUS

  • anatomical
  • hard
  • osseous
  • ossified
  • skeletal
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