leg bone

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Noun1.leg bone - a bone of the legleg bone - a bone of the leg      
long bone, os longum - in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow
leg - a human limb; commonly used to refer to a whole limb but technically only the part of the limb between the knee and ankle
femoris, femur, thighbone - the longest and thickest bone of the human skeleton; extends from the pelvis to the knee
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
calf bone, fibula - the outer and thinner of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
shinbone, tibia, shin bone, shin - the inner and thicker of the two bones of the human leg between the knee and ankle
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Sitting in the safety of his tree, munching upon the leg bone of Horta, the boar, Tarzan waited a favorable opportunity to enter the village.
I take them back then, and indeed it gives me unease not to feel my yew-stave tapping against my leg bone.
Among the most intriguing in a recent spate of dinosaur discoveries is blood-vessels found preserved inside a fossilised leg bone and that would have carried blood more than 80 million years ago through a nine-metre-long dinosaur.
Contract award notice: pork chilled (pork leg bone condition thermal chilled, shoulder of pork with bone condition thermal chilled, pork thing (80% meat, 20% fat) when thermal chilled, neck boneless pork able thermal chilled , boneless pork chops able thermal chilled).
The Postman's Leg bone The Postman's Leg bone is sold all over the UK and is sold all over the UK and Europe and is produced Europe and is produced by Dugdale Davies by Dugdale Davies Pet Treats, based in Pet Treats, based in Lancashire.
At Asir general hospital, an operation was performed to readjust and extend the leg by 11 cm utilizing the same leg bone.
While the length of the dinosaur leg bone is 6 feet, the age could be between 80 to 230 million years," Vishal Verma, the man behind the discovery of dinosaur eggs in 2007, told M AIL T ODAY .
Don't be frightened by the name, it's just label for inflammation front of the knee at the top of the lower leg bone.
The researchers found fragments of bone and spent years piecing them together, until they had a leg bone.
Fossil fragments from a lower leg bone were collected from Ellesmere Island, off Greenland.
After two years, the potassium takers had higher spine, flip, arm, and leg bone density than the placebo takers, and the potassium citrate neutralized excess acid excretion.
Of the two injured -- both Japanese women -- the passenger had a left leg bone broken and was taken to a hospital in Honolulu, while the crew member suffered a right elbow bone fracture, it said.