bones

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enlargement of bones of hands and feet and face; often accompanied by headache and muscle pain and emotional disturbances; caused by overproduction of growth hormone by the anterior pituitary gland (due to a tumor) acromegalia , acromegaly
fibrous dysplasia of bone affecting multiple bones Albright's disease , polyostotic fibrous dysplasia
abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint anchylosis , ankylosis
bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint anklebone , astragal , astragalus , talus
corresponds to the bregma when bones have ossified anterior fontanelle
any of the deeper and thicker fascia that attach muscles to bones; resemble flattened tendons aponeurosis
extinct primitive toothed bird of the Jurassic period having a long feathered tail and hollow bones; usually considered the most primitive of all birds archaeopteryx , Archaeopteryx lithographica , archeopteryx
artery that originates in the internal iliac artery and supplies the pelvic muscles and bones arteria iliolumbalis , iliolumbar artery
joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones articulatio radiocarpea , carpus , radiocarpal joint , wrist , wrist joint
(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion) articulatio , articulation , joint
ash left when bones burn; high in calcium phosphate; used as fertilizer and in bone china bone ash
fatty matter in bones extracted with solvents or by boiling or steaming; used chiefly in candles and cheap soaps an in lubricating greases bone fat
fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones bone marrow , marrow
bones from fish or meat, to remove bone , fillet
shade of white the color of bleached bones bone , ivory , off-white , pearl
porous calcified substance from which bones are made bone , osseous tissue
fertilizer made of ground bones bonemeal
someone (not necessarily a licensed physician) who sets broken bones bonesetter
light silvery metallic element essentail to bones amd shells calcium
phosphate of calcium; a main constituent of animal bones calcium phosphate
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