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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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One of them entered her left ear, broke the ear bone and got embedded deeply in the inner part of her brain.
I am developing a method, using chemical tags in the ear bones of coral reef fish, to identify which juvenile nurseries are supplying the most fish to the adult populations on coral reefs.
Special x-rays, usually computerized tomography (CT) scans, are taken to evaluate the condition of the inner ear bone.
They have an enlarged malleus, a middle ear bone that plays an important role in hearing.
The isotope is a variant of the elements barium or strontium, which would normally be incorporated in small amounts (along with calcium) into the fish's ear bone as it grows.
10.The malleus, one of the ear bones, comes from the Latin for what?
He was eventually diagnosed with fused inner ear bones, and the doctors went in and swapped them for prosthetic ones that vibrate like they are supposed to.
Beethoven died in 1827 and during autopsy, his skull was shattered, his jaw was knocked out of alignment, and his ear bones went missing.
Though the skeleton of the newly-discovered whale was dis-articulated during the dig, the closely-associated bones, particularly the ear bones helped them identify the animal in question.
Mooney is quick to note that his team didn't gather enough data to say definitively whether these whales could sense the particle motion present, but the anatomy of whale ear bones suggests that low-frequency vibrations could play a major role in whale hearing.
They were connected by little ear bones," added Daova for SITA.
In humans, the task of amplification is performed by the middle ear bones, while frequency analysis is done separately by the cochlear.
Unlike bony fish, such as salmon and cod, sharks don't have ear bones that build up calcified rings that reveal age.