noun cos·mine \ˈkäzˌmēn, -mə̇n\

Definition of cosmine



  1. :  a bony material infiltrated by vascular channels that resembles dentin and underlies the ganoin in certain primitive ganoid scales

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Origin and Etymology of cosmine

Greek kosmos order, arrangement + English -ine

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to cast off or become cast off

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