osteal

osteal

[os-tee-uhl]
adjective

Origin:
1875–80; oste- + -al1

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osteal (ˈɒstɪəl)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to bone or to the skeleton
2.  composed of bone; osseous
 
[C19: from Greek osteon bone]

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osteal os·te·al (ŏs'tē-əl)
adj.

  1. Bony; osseous.

  2. Relating to bone or to the skeleton.

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