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osteal

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adjective os·te·al \ˈäs-tē-əl\

Definition of osteal

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling bone; also :  affecting or involving bone or the skeleton



Origin of osteal

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

osteal

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adjective os·te·al \ˈäs-tē-əl\

Medical Definition of osteal

  1. :  of, relating to, or resembling bone; also :  affecting or involving bone or the skeleton




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "osteal"


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