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.
Tuberculosis of the sternum is a rare form of flat bone tuberculosis.
Flat bone, vertebral, and rib involvement occurs rarely.
The molar surgical site presented a Bbh of 2 mm at baseline, with a flat bone crest.
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 28.4 years; for hand and foot lesions, 20.8 years; and for patients with long bone lesions, 19.1 years.
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.
[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 final set contained 67 ROIs from multiple myeloma bone disease (flat bone: 36; nonflat bone: 31) and 45 ROIs from osteolytic metastases (flat bone: 41; nonflat bone: 35).
Among the precious artefacts to be loaned from the UK is the earliest-known example of human art ever found in Britain--a flat bone with a detailed incised horse's head dating from 10,000 BC.
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).