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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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Computed tomography (CT) of the paranasal sinuses revealed widening of the frontal bone with extensive medial and right lateral osteolytic structural changes in the cancellous bone of the diploe (figure 1).
In your opinion as a researcher and clinician, is there any direct relationship between these bone changes and the changes in fat metabolism?
Last year's dig team found a few bones there beneath a light coating of sand, dirt, and bone chips.
Results showed that all 5 patients treated locally with Aastrom's TRCs, exhibited a statistically significant increase in bone height at the 3-month evaluation point, and the cell graft had started to integrate with the surrounding preexisting bone of the upper jaw by 4 months, with no cell-related adverse events.
Like many other "bone-seeking" elements, Pb from blood is incorporated into calcified tissues such as bone and teeth, where it can remain for years (Rabinowitz 1991; O'Flaherty 1995).
The subjects with a family history of degenerative knee arthritis were found to have more bone area in the medial tibial region near the knee joint.
The National Osteoporosis Foundation recommends that women get a bone density test at age 65, or earlier if she has other risk factors at menopause.
Osteoporosis is a crippling condition that of ten results in premature mortality and significant morbidity that is manifested in the form of fractures, bone deformity, and pain (Krall & Dawson-Hughes, 1999).
Gore's doctor said that parts of her skeleton resembled Swiss cheese more than solid bone, putting her at risk for additional fractures, which, depending on the extent of her disease, could come from a simple action such as pushing open a heavy door.
already have osteoporosis while another 34 million are at risk for developing it because they have low bone mass, known as osteopenia.
Three miles out, at the foot of a 15-m (50-ft) cliff, she spies dark brown fragments of fossilized bone amid gray mudstone (rock made of mud or silt) and yellowish sandstone (rock made of sand).
In an inherited condition called achondroplasia, defective bone formation results in abnormally short and thickened pedicles that reduce the diameter of (distance across) the spinal canal.
Patient demographics and baseline characteristics (histologic grade of the primary cancer, number of bone metastases, bone pain severity, and serum PSA levels) were well matched across treatment groups.
The "gold standard" for such grafts is a person's own bone tissue, says V.
This is the first volume of a fantasy epic starring the Bone cousins--Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone--who leave Boneville rather quickly after Phoney Bone's campaign for mayor, which involves 50-foot balloons and bad prunes, causes a riot.