Osteal
Osteal Os"te*al, a. [Gr. 'oste`on a bone.] Osseous. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • osteal — [äs′tē əl] adj. [< Gr osteon, a bone (see OSSIFY) + AL] osseous; bony …   English World dictionary

  • osteal — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1877 of, relating to, or resembling bone; also affecting or involving bone or the skeleton …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • osteal — /os tee euhl/, adj. osseous. [1875 80; OSTE + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • osteal — adjective bony …   Wiktionary

  • osteal — SYN: osseous. [G. osteon, bone] * * * os·te·al äs tē əl adj of, relating to, or resembling bone also affecting or involving bone or the skeleton * * * os·te·al (osґte əl) bony; osseous …   Medical dictionary

  • osteal — adj. of bone, osseous …   English contemporary dictionary

  • osteal — os·te·al …   English syllables

  • osteal — os•te•al [[t]ˈɒs ti əl[/t]] adj. osseous • Etymology: 1875–80; < Gkosté(on)bone …   From formal English to slang

  • osteal — /ˈɒstiəl/ (say osteeuhl) adjective → osseous. {oste(o) + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • osteal —   a. pertaining to or like bone.    ♦ osteitis, n. inflammation of bone.    ♦ ostosis, n. bone formation …   Dictionary of difficult words

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