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osteal

[ os-tee-uhl ]
/ ˈɒs ti əl /
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adjective
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Origin of osteal

First recorded in 1875–80; oste- + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for osteal

osteal
/ (ˈɒstɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to bone or to the skeleton
composed of bone; osseous

Word Origin for osteal

C19: from Greek osteon bone
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