HyperDic: bone

English > 6 senses of the word bone:
NOUNbodybone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
substancebone, osseous tissuethe porous calcified substance from which bones are made
attributebone, ivory, pearl, off-whitea shade of white the color of bleached bones
VERBcognitionbone, cram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot upstudy intensively, as before an exam
changebone, deboneremove the bones from
ADJECTIVEallboneconsisting of or made up of bone
bone > pronunciation
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English > bone: 6 senses > adjective 1
MeaningConsisting of or made up of bone.
Broaderbony, boneyHaving bones especially many or prominent bones
English > bone: 6 senses > noun 1, body
Meaningrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates.
Part ofendoskeletonThe internal skeleton
Partsbone cellA cell that is part of a bone
condyleA round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone
coronoid process, processus coronoideusA sharp triangular process projecting from a bone
lamellaA thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones
marrow, bone marrowThe fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones
matrix, intercellular substance, ground substanceThe body substance in which tissue cells are embedded
socketA bony hollow into which a structure fits
NarrowerWormian bone, sutural boneAny of the tiny soft bones found in the sutures between cranial bones
anklebone, astragal, astragalus, talusThe bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint
bare bonebone stripped of flesh
calvaria, skullcapThe dome of the skull
cannon bonegreatly developed metatarsal or metacarpal bone in the shank or cannon part of the leg in hoofed mammals
carpal bone, carpal, wrist boneAny of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
cartilage boneAny bone that develops within cartilage rather than a fibrous tissue
centrumThe main body of a vertebra
cheekbone, zygomatic bone, zygomatic, malar, malar bone, jugal bone, os zygomaticumThe arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
clavicle, collarbonebone linking the scapula and sternum
coccyx, tail boneThe end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes
cranium, braincase, brainpanThe part of the skull that encloses the brain
cuboid boneThe cube shaped bone on the outer side of the tarsus
dentine, dentinbone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth
ethmoid, ethmoid boneOne of the eight bones of the cranium
fishboneA bone of a fish
furculaA forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most birds
gladiolus, corpus sternumThe large central part of the breastbone
heelbone, calcaneus, os tarsi fibulareThe largest tarsal bone
hipbone, innominate bonelarge flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis
hyoid, hyoid bone, os hyoideumA U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles
iliumThe upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone
ischium, ischial bone, os ischiiOne of the three sections of the hipbone
jawThe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
lacrimal bonesmall fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts
long bone, os longumIn limbs of vertebrate animals
manubriumThe upper part of the breastbone
marrowboneA bone containing edible marrow
membrane boneAny bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation
metacarpal, metacarpal boneAny bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers
metatarsalAny bone of the foot between the ankle and the toes
modiolusThe central conical bony pillar of the cochlea
nasal, nasal bone, os nasaleAn elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose
occiputback part of the head or skull
ossicle, bonelet, ossiculumA small bone
palatine, palatine bone, os palatinumEither of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits
pastern, fetter boneThe part between the fetlock and the hoof
phalanxAny of the bones of the fingers or toes
pubis, pubic bone, os pubisOne of the three sections of the hipbone
ramusThe posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical
rib, costaAny of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)
round bonebones that are round in shape
sacrumwedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder boneEither of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
sesamoid bone, sesamoid, os sesamoideumAny of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint
short bone, os breveA bone that is of approximately equal dimension in all directions
sinciputThe front part of the head or skull (including the forehead)
skullThe bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
sphenoid bone, sphenoid, os sphenoidalebutterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skull
splint boneA rudimentary metacarpal or metatarsal bone on either side of the cannon bone in the leg of a horse or related animal
sternum, breastboneThe flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
tarsal, tarsal boneAny bone of the tarsus
temporal bone, os temporaleA thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear
toothHard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates
turbinate bone, turbinate, turbinalAny of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates
tympanic boneThe bone enclosing the middle ear
vertebraOne of the bony segments of the spinal column
vomerThin trapezoidal bone of the skull forming the posterior and inferior parts of the nasal septum
xiphoid processsmallest of the three parts of the breastbone
zygoma, zygomatic arch, arcus zygomaticusThe slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone
Broaderconnective tissuetissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells
Substance ofhornOne of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates
Substancesbone, osseous tissueThe porous calcified substance from which bones are made
collagenA fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue
Spanishhueso, os
Adjectivesbony, boneyhaving bones especially many or prominent bones
bonycomposed of or containing bone
ossiferouscontaining bones (especially fossil bones)
ostealrelating to bone or to the skeleton
Nounsboneleta small bone
English > bone: 6 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningThe porous calcified substance from which bones are made.
Synonymosseous tissue
Broaderanimal materialmaterial derived from animals
Substance ofbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishtejido óseo
Catalanteixit ossi
Adjectivesosseous, osteal, bonycomposed of or containing bone
Nounsboneleta small bone
Verbsboneremove the bones from
English > bone: 6 senses > noun 3, attribute
MeaningA shade of white the color of bleached bones.
Synonymsivory, pearl, off-white
Broaderwhite, whitenessThe quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
Spanishblanco apagado, blanco roto, hueso, marfil, perla
Catalanivori, marfil
English > bone: 6 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningstudy intensively, as before an exam.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam"
Synonymscram, grind away, drum, bone up, swot, get up, mug up, swot up
Broaderstudy, hit the booksLearn by reading books
Similar tocramPrepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
Spanishempollar, estudiar
English > bone: 6 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRemove the bones from.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"bone the turkey before roasting it"
Categoryanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Broaderremove, take, take away, withdrawRemove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract
Nounsbonethe porous calcified substance from which bones are made

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