Any of the pieces of hard whitish tissue making up the skeleton in humans and other vertebrates
Former name for Annaba.
A large choice piece of loin steak containing a T-shaped bone
(Of a wound) so deep as to expose a person’s bone
The mineral residue of calcined bones
Completely or extremely dry
Extremely idle or lazy
Any of the bones forming the skeleton of a fish, especially one of the sharp slender bones attached to the backbone
A large bone forming the main part of the pelvis on each side of the body and consisting of the fused ilium, ischium, and pubis
Less technical term for coccyx.
(two words, hyphen when attributive)
The chief bone of the ankle joint; the talus
Fine charcoal made by burning animal bones in a closed container, used as a pigment and in the refining of sugar
White porcelain containing bone ash, made in Britain since about 1800
Osteoarthritis of the hock in horses, which may cause swelling and lameness
A long tube-shaped bone in the lower leg of a horse or other large quadruped, between the fetlock and the knee or hock
The terminal bone in a horse’s hoof (the distal phalanx)
US term for funny bone.
The part of the elbow over which passes the ulnar nerve, which may cause numbness and pain along the forearm and hand if knocked
Either of two small bones in the foreleg of a horse or other large quadruped, lying behind and close to the cannon bone
The bone in front of a stifle
(Of a surface or journey) bumpy, rough, or involving many sudden jolts
Former term for frontal bone.
The bone which forms the front part of the skull and the upper part of the eye sockets
A bone forming the central side and upper back part of each side of the skull
Either of a pair of bones which form part of the side of the skull on each side and enclose the middle and inner ear
A small bone supporting the tympanic membrane in some vertebrates
(Of meat or fish) having had the bone or bones removed (or left in) before being cooked, served, or sold
The bone formed from the fusion of the ilium, ischium, and pubis; the hip bone
The bone which forms the back and base of the skull and encircles the spinal cord
Another term for lunate bone (see lunate).
The bone that forms the prominent part of the cheek and the outer side of the eye socket
Used to emphasize the essential nature of a specified quality
A subject or issue over which there is continuing disagreement
Firmly established; deep-rooted
An itinerant dealer in old clothes, furniture, and second-hand items
(Of a person or animal) be very thin
(Of a remark) penetrating and accurate to the point of causing discomfort
(Of an Aborigine) cast a spell on (someone) so as to cause their sickness or death
Another term for osteogenesis imperfecta or osteoporosis.