osteomere

[ ŏstē-ə-mîr′ ]

n.

One of a series of similar bone segments, such as a vertebrae.

Nearby words

  1. osteoma spongiosum,
  2. osteomalacia,
  3. osteomalacic,
  4. osteomalacic pelvis,
  5. osteomatoid,
  6. osteometry,
  7. osteomyelitis,
  8. osteomyelodysplasia,
  9. osteon,
  10. osteonecrosis


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