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os·se·ous

 (ŏs′ē-əs)
adj.
Composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony.

[From Latin osseus, from os, oss-, bone; see ost- in Indo-European roots.]

os′se·ous·ly adv.

osseous

(ˈɒsɪəs)
adj
1. (Medicine) consisting of or containing bone, bony
2. (Zoology) consisting of or containing bone, bony
[C17: from Latin osseus, from os bone]
ˈosseously adv

os•se•ous

(ˈɒs i əs)

adj.
composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony.
[1675–85; < Latin osseus bony, derivative of oss-, os bone; akin to Greek osteon, Skt asthi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.osseous - composed of or containing bone; "osseous tissue"
Translations

osseous

[ˈɒsɪəs] ADJóseo

osseous

adjknöchern

os·se·ous

a. óseo-a, rel. a los huesos;
___ tissuetejido ___.

osseous

adj óseo
References in classic literature ?
Nor must there be omitted another strange attestation of the antiquity of the whale, in his own osseous post-diluvian reality, as set down by the venerable John Leo, the old Barbary traveller.
Sixthly, a large animal, with an osseous coat in compartments, very like that of an armadillo.
1] From the bones of the Scelidotherium, including even the knee-cap, being intombed in their proper relative positions, and from the osseous armour of the great armadillo-like animal being so well preserved, together with the bones of one of its legs, we may feel assured that these remains were fresh and united by their ligaments, when deposited in the gravel together with the shells.
As long ago as 1972, open decompression of the area was proposed, removing osseous spurs, often combined with tendon release and a bursectomy.
For his studies, he has been honored with the status of "Diplomate" from the International Congress of Oral Implantology and the International Osseous (bone) Integration Society.
Color photographs demonstrate each step in the lateral approach to drilling an osseous window on the lateral wall of the sinus and the crestal approach to drilling the residual crestal bone up to the sinus membrane, and the instruments required for the mechanical technique and the ultrasonic technique.
Maxillofacial CT additionally demonstrated diffuse loss of corticomedullary differentiation with near complete, symmetric replacement of the osseous matrix of the mandible and maxilla with expansile soft tissue.
A ventrodorsal (intraoral) radiograph (Figure 1C) of the rostral mandible showed a well-defined osseous mass with intense radiopaque areas and different degrees of ossification, visualized as dispersed radiolucent points inside the mass.
At necropsy the dorsum of the skull exhibited marked osseous proliferation, extending ventrally and compressing the cerebrum.
To the Editor: Osseous choristoma is the rarest type of the epibulbar choristomas.
No unified, optimal biopsy technique for the diagnosis of osseous lesions has been established, although incisional biopsy is considered the gold standard.