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 for osseous
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Osseous \Os"se*ous\, a. [L. osseus, from os, ossis bone; akin to
     Gr. 'oste`on, Skr. asthi. Cf. Oyster.]
     Composed of bone; resembling bone; capable of forming bone;
     bony; ossific.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: composed of or containing bone; "osseous tissue" [syn:
             osseous, osteal, bony]

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