From their organization the fishes of this order establish the passage from cartilaginous to the osseous fishes.
In the second month this brain corresponds then to the brain of an osseous fish.
On the first slab stood the phantom with the osseous hand which had guided him thither.
osseous tumors may arise from the periosteum or from the marrow.
Above the level of this osseous roof there is a narrow passage, bounded laterally by the dorsal extremities of the neural plates.
And it is not accidental that the osseous looks all of these things.
An osseous plate is formed on the outer side of each of these cartilages.
Of all human types the osseous is the most dependable and reliable.
osseous people do not change anything, from their hair dress to their minds, any oftener than necessary.
But the osseous outgrowth, the bones, you know, complicate things.
"bony," early 15c., from Medieval Latin ossous, from Latin osseus "bony, of bone," from os (genitive ossis) "bone," from PIE *ost- "bone" (cf. Sanskrit asthi, Hittite hashtai-, Greek osteon "bone," Greek ostrakon "oyster shell," Avestan ascu- "shinbone," Welsh asgwrn, Armenian oskr, Albanian asht "bone"). The word was later reformed in English (1680s), perhaps by influence of French osseux.
osseous os·se·ous (ŏs'ē-əs)
Composed of, containing, or resembling bone; bony.