Definition of Osseous

1. Adjective. Composed of or containing bone. "Osseous tissue"

Exact synonyms: Bony, Osteal
Derivative terms: Bone
Partainyms: Bone, Bone, Bone



Definition of Osseous

1. a. Composed of bone; resembling bone; capable of forming bone; bony; ossific.

Definition of Osseous

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, or made of bone; bony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Osseous

1. resembling bone [adj]

Medical Definition of Osseous

1. Composed of bone; resembling bone; capable of forming bone; bony; ossific. Origin: L. Osseus, from os, ossis bone; akin to Gr, Skr. Asthi. Cf. Oyster. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osseous

osseins
ossel hitch
osselet
osselets
osseo-
osseoaponeurotic
osseocarnisanguineoviscericartilaginonervomedullary
osseocartilaginous
osseointegrate
osseointegrated
osseointegrates
osseointegrating
osseointegration
osseomucin
osseomucoid
osseous (current term)
osseous ampulla
osseous cell
osseous hydatid cyst
osseous labyrinth
osseous lacuna
osseous part of skeletal system
osseous polyp
osseous spiral lamina
osseous tissue
osseously
osseter
osseters
ossetra
ossetras

Literary usage of Osseous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The osseous Labyrinth. The osseous labyrinth consists of three parts : the vestibule, ... The osseous labyrinth laid open. ..."

2. The British Journal of Dermatology by British Association of Dermatology (1892)
"The skin and mucous membranes and osseous system . The skin and the mucous membranes and the osseous and nervous system The skin and the mucous membranes ..."

3. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1898)
"non- osseous. Of the 18 sesamoids in the inner head of the right ... non-osseous. Of the 28 sesamoids found in female bodies, 10 (3,r7 per cent. ..."

4. The Science and Art of Surgery: A Treatise on Surgical Injuries, Diseases by John Eric Erichsen (1885)
"The true or osseous ankylosis does not often occur as a consequence of scrofulous articular inflammation, but is usually the result of ..."

5. Lectures on surgical pathology by James Paget (1860)
"osseous TUMORS. MUCH of the general pathology of osseous tumors has been considered in the last two lectures, which have treated of the tumors composed of ..."

6. Quain's Elements of Anatomy by Jones Quain, William Sharpey, Allen Thomson, John G. Cleland (1867)
"It consists of a cavity—the osseous labyrinth—hollowed out of the bone, and of the membranous labyrinth contained within the osseous walls. Pig. 507. ..."

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