flat bone

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Related to Flat bones: Sesamoid bones, Short bones, Irregular bones
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Noun1.flat bone - part of the sirloin next to the wedge bone
cut of beef - cut of meat from beef cattle
sirloin - the portion of the loin (especially of beef) just in front of the rump
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In our private room the cloth could not, for any earthly consideration, have been laid for dinner without a huge glass dish of cranberries in the middle of the table; and breakfast would have been no breakfast unless the principal dish were a deformed beef- steak with a great flat bone in the centre, swimming in hot butter, and sprinkled with the very blackest of all possible pepper.
Flat bones can also harbor this tumor, where it has been described in the pelvis, ribs, patella, sternum, clavicle, and vertebrae.
Other sites of involvement are flat bones and the vertebral column.
Osteoblastomas most commonly form in the vertebral column, the long and flat bones, and the metacarpals and metatarsals.
9] The flat bones of the skull, ribs, pelvis, and scapula are most commonly involved.
Enchondromas are benign growths commonly in the small bones of the fingers and toes, long tubular bones, and flat bones such as the pelvis.
In dogs, flat bones of the skull, ribs, and pelvic bones are more frequently affected (BRODEY et al.
1,2) The condition manifests as multiple, subperiostial, cartilaginous deposits (enchondromas), most often located within the long and flat bones, such as the femur, tibia, and pelvis, as well as the small bones of the hands and feet.
Flat bones, on the other hand, have less trabeculation and collagen content and as such are more sensitive to deformation and pain, as they are structured to contain red bone marrow.
carpal and tarsal bones), flat bones (bones of the skull, ilium) and tubular bones.
This is particularly true of the flat bones, such as ribs and skull bones.