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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. bone (noun)
El doctor me explicó que la falta de calcio afecta a la estructura ósea.The doctor explained to me that lack of calcium affects bone structure.
b. bony
La consistencia ósea del bulto llevó al médico a pensar que podía ser un tumor.The bony consistency of the mass made the doctor think it could be a tumor.
c. osseous
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
La prueba médica determina la calidad del tejido óseo que compone tus huesos.The medical test determines the quality of the osseous tissue which forms your bones.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. bone
médula óseabone marrow
esqueleto óseobony skeleton
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1 (gen) bony
2 (Med) osseous; bone
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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