flat bone

noun

Medical Definition of flat bone

: any of various bones (as of the skull, the jaw, the pelvis, or the rib cage) not rounded in cross section

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“Flat bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/flat%20bone. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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