Origin of osseous
Examples from the Web for osseous
And it is not accidental that the Osseous looks all of these things.
The ankylosis may be fibrous or osseous, and may be intra- or extra-articular.
The third furrow of an Osseous Fish egg is parallel to one of the first formed pair.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1|Francis Maitland Balfour
The Osseous should never work for a boss when he has brains enough to work alone.
The Muscular and the Osseous often have an almost uncanny time-sense, but the extreme Cerebral man often lacks it.
British Dictionary definitions for osseous
Word Origin for osseous
Word Origin and History for osseous
"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.