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membrane bone

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noun
a bone that develops from membranous tissue.
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Origin of membrane bone

First recorded in 1875–80
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membrane bone

noun
any bone that develops within membranous tissue, such as the clavicle and bones of the skull, without cartilage formationCompare cartilage bone
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