bone bone  /ˈboʊn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
  2. (n) the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
  3. (n) a shade of white the color of bleached bones
  4. (v) study intensively, as before an exam
  5. (v) remove the bones from
  6. (adj) consisting of or made up of bone

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Usage(s):

  1. Monstrous holes in the skull and other bones are now being mended with a sort of bone sawdust obtained from the patient himself.
  2. The increases in bone-mineral density seen in the Journal studies is primarily due to minerals filling in the gaps left in the wake of bone destruction, he says.
  3. A new study says there's no excuse not to get a bone density scan.

News

  1. FDA backs new for Amgen drug for rare bone tumors

    Biotech drugmaker Amgen Inc. said Thursday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved a new use for its bone drug Xgeva. The company, based in Thousand Oaks, Calif., said it now can market Xgeva ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. FDA Expands Approval for Amgen Bone Cancer Drug

    The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the use of Amgen Inc.’s Xgeva to treat a rare bone cancer, the agency announced Thursday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: San Fernando Valley Business Journal

  3. Amgen's Xgeva Approved for Giant-Cell Tumor of the Bone

    Amgen's Xgeva Approved for Giant-Cell Tumor of the Bone
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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Quotes

  1. "This is to confirm that I did have a procedure to remove some scar tissue and bone spurs from my ankle which had been bothering me for a period of time," stated Favre "I appreciate your concerns."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Brett Favre Source: OnlineSportsHandicappers.com

  2. "It's very evident who's pushing him the most, and that's his dad," said Harvick, who finished fourth at Pocono; Logano ended up 13th. "His dad shoved him into a pile like a dog chasing after a bone."
    on Jun 12, 2010 By: Kevin Harvick Source: New York Times

  3. "There were some suggestions that he played with a broken bone - that is not true," Wenger, the Arsenal manager, said. "We had two independent doctors with X-rays who clarified the bone was perfectly OK, a bruised bone, but not broken before...
    on Apr 2, 2010 By: Arsene Wenger Source: Times Online

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