osteal

[ os-tee-uh l ]
/ ˈɒs ti əl /

adjective

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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Medical definitions for osteal

osteal
[ ŏstē-əl ]

adj.

Bony; osseous.
Relating to bone or to the skeleton.
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