2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Osseous \Os"se*ous\, adjective [L. osseus, from os, ossis bone; akin to Gr. 'oste'on, Skr. asthi. Cf. {Oyster}.] Composed of bone; resembling bone; capable of forming bone; bony; ossific.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: composed of or containing bone; "osseous tissue" [syn: {osseous}, {osteal}, {bony}]

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