flat bone

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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.
SOMETIMES unusual items come in for auction and this is one of them - an early French 19th century prisoner of war bone model of a 34-gun three masted man-o-war ship on two flat bone feet.
For those with flat bone lesions, the mean age was 28.
One involves using a back block 'yoga brick' which is placed under the sacrum, the hard flat bone at the base of the spine, whilst laid on the floor.
On the other hand scapula, due to a flat bone osteochondroma, is also a rare anatomical localization.
sup][4] Solitary osteochondroma tends to locate over the metaphysis of the long bone, such as the femur and humerus, but has also been reported over the flat bone, like the ventral surface of scapular.
The bone worker was evidently familiar with the properties of various bones and, if the required bone was unavailable, chose some other flat bone--rib or mandible--which has similar properties to the traditionally used scapula that is also a flat bone.
Although you should probably see a manipulative physiotherapist (or osteopath or chiropractor) to unjam your back, you can start the decompression yourself in two ways: first, by squatting on your haunches with your back rounded at intervals throughout the day and, second, by lying for 60 seconds over a 7cm stack of books placed under your sacrum (the flat bone at the base of your spine).
The spine is affected in 12% to 30% of cases, (17) and the pelvis in about 50% of flat bone cases.
INTRODUCTION: Primary bone tumors of flat bone like clavicle are rare.
Most of the osteochondroma of the scapula are asymptomatic but carries an inherent risk of malignant transformation as with the osteochondromas of flat bone, and winging of scapula.