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  • n  rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
  • n  the porous calcified substance from which bones are made
  • n  a shade of white the color of bleached bones
  • v  study intensively, as before an exam
    I had to bone up on my Latin verbs before the final exam
  • v  remove the bones from
    bone the turkey before roasting it
  • s  consisting of or made up of bone

  • 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.
  • A new study says there's no excuse not to get a bone density scan.
  • Monstrous holes in the skull and other bones are now being mended with a sort of bone sawdust obtained from the patient himself.
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  • Brett Favre in
    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."
  • Kevin Harvick in New York Times
    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."
  • Arsene Wenger in Times Online
    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...

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