membrane bone

noun

: a bone that ossifies directly in connective tissue without previous existence as cartilage compare cartilage bone

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“Membrane bone.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/membrane%20bone. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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