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Synonyms for bone

to study or work hard, especially when pressed for time


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Synonyms for bone

rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates

the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

a shade of white the color of bleached bones

study intensively, as before an exam

consisting of or made up of bone

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Without any medical help, a broken bone will heal itself in four steps:
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Although the bone graft eventually dies, it acts as a scaffold on which new bone can grow.
Instead of normal bone cells, fibrous tissue develops within the bone instead.
Figure 1 shows the changes within cancellous bone as a consequence of bone loss.
The three types of bone transplants are an autologous bone graft whereby a portion of a bone is taken from and transplanted within the same body, those from donor individuals to separate recipients, and those involving a supplemental element made using a artificial bone graft.
Results: Measurement of biochemical markers of bone turnover helps us identify a high bone turnover rate.
Fruit and vegetable intakes and bone mineral status: a cross-sectional study in 5 age and sex cohorts.
Much asymmetry in Flo's skull occurred not during development but after her remains became encased in soil that shifted over time and reshaped the bone, Wood argues.
Computed tomography (CT) detected a widening of the frontal bone with osteolytic changes of the cancellous bone of the diploe.