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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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Evidence for spread via the air sac included both clinical and histologic findings: before wing amputation, subcutaneous emphysema was detected and was attributed to air leakage from the affected pneumatic bone; no tumor cells were present at the site of the wing amputation; the parenchyma of the left lung did not have a metastatic mass; and the tumor tissue infiltrated between the left lung and the dorsal wall of the thorax.
The pin pull-out strength was measured with the purpose of comparing medullary and pneumatic bones, insertion sites, and pin designs.
(4.7,8) The thick cortex of the bald eagle's tarsometatarsal bone implies that thread pitch may not play as significant a role in resisting axial pull-out as it may in bones with thinner cortices (eg, pneumatic bones).