Definition of Osseous tissue

1. Noun. The porous calcified substance from which bones are made.

Exact synonyms: Bone
Substance meronyms: Bone, Os
Generic synonyms: Animal Material
Derivative terms: Bone, Bonelet

Medical Definition of Osseous tissue

1. A connective tissue, the matrix of which consists of collagen fibres and ground substance and in which are deposited calcium salts (phosphate, carbonate, and some fluoride) in the form of an apatite. Synonym: bone tissue. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osseous Tissue

osseous ampulla
osseous cell
osseous hydatid cyst
osseous labyrinth
osseous lacuna
osseous part of skeletal system
osseous polyp
osseous spiral lamina
osseous tissue (current term)
ossicula auditus

Literary usage of Osseous tissue

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

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"To return to the first appearance of true bone in the embryo, it is readily seen that highly differentiated osseous tissue is developed by a process of ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"The mode of production of the osseous tissue in the cartilaginous and fibrous tissues will now be considered, and it should be clearly understood at ..."

3. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1868)
"The rarefaction and condensation of osseous tissue are only the accidents of osteitis, and may mutually replace each other as ulcération and induration of ..."

4. Manual of Human Histology by Albert Kölliker, George Busk (1853)
"quantity of osseous tissue, which is disposed in the form of fibres, laminae, ... Intimate structure of the osseous Tissue.—The osseous tissue consists of a ..."

5. Physiological Chemistry by Karl Gotthelf Lehmann (1855)
"osseous tissue. Were we to consider the constitution of osseous tissue only from a ... Without entering minutely into the structure of osseous tissue, ..."

6. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1843)
"When a cartilaginous tumour begins to grow within a bone, it gradually destroys by its pressure the surrounding osseous tissue, and may expand the shaft, ..."

7. Medical lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science by Robley Dunglison (1856)
"... nre fibres concerned in the transit F nutrient thii<l through the osseous tissue. .... osseous tissue ..."

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