bone matrix


The intercellular substance of bone tissue consisting of collagen fibers, ground substance, and inorganic bone salts.

Nearby words

  1. bone idle,
  2. bone marrow,
  3. bone marrow transplant,
  4. bone marrow transplantation,
  5. bone mass,
  6. bone meal,
  7. bone mineral density,
  8. bone of contention,
  9. bone oil,
  10. bone porcelain

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