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OSSEOUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does osseous mean? 

OSSEOUS (adjective)
  The adjective OSSEOUS has 1 sense:

1. composed of or containing bone

  Familiarity information: OSSEOUS used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OSSEOUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Composed of or containing bone

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

osseous; bony; osteal

Context example:

osseous tissue

Pertainym:

bone (the porous calcified substance from which bones are made)


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