osteal

adjective
os·​te·​al | \ ˈä-stē-əl How to pronounce osteal (audio) \

Definition of osteal

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

First Known Use of osteal

1853, in the meaning defined above

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“Osteal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osteal. Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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osteal

adjective
os·​te·​al | \ ˈäs-tē-əl How to pronounce osteal (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteal

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

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