Definition of osseous in English:
adjectivechiefly Zoology & Medicine
Consisting of or turned into bone; ossified.
- The osteoblasts produce osseous tissue, become embedded in the matrix they manufacture, and are then renamed osteocytes, to reflect their change of status.
- At only a few weeks of age, a kitten's bones have not yet hardened and become osseous.
- The most common sites of origin for osseous lesions are the long bones, such as the femur or humerus or the pelvic bones.
Words that rhyme with osseousRoscius
Definition of osseous in:
- US English dictionary
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