membrane-bone

membrane bone

noun
a bone that develops from membranous tissue.
Compare cartilage bone.


Origin:
1875–80

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membrane bone
 
n
Compare cartilage bone any bone that develops within membranous tissue, such as the clavicle and bones of the skull, without cartilage formation

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membrane bone n.
A bone developed within the membrane of a connective tissue.

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