|Knöchelchen Ossiculum (fachsprachlich)|
(n.) The hard, calcified tissue of the skeleton of vertebrate animals, consisting very largely of calcic carbonate, calcic phosphate, and gelatine
(n.) One of the pieces or parts of an animal skeleton
(n.) Anything made of bone, as a bobbin for weaving bone lace.
(n.) Two or four pieces of bone held between the fingers and struck together to make a kind of music.
(n.) Fig.: The framework of anything.
(v. t.) To withdraw bones from the flesh of, as in cookery.
(v. t.) To put whalebone into
(v. t.) To fertilize with bone.
(v. t.) To steal
(v. t.) To sight along an object or set of objects, to see if it or they be level or in line, as in carpentry, masonry, and surveying.
|Cannon bone |
() See Canon Bone.
|Canon bone |
() The shank bone, or great bone above the fetlock, in the fore and hind legs of the horse and allied animals, corresponding to the middle metacarpal or metatarsal bone of most mammals. See Horse.
|Collar bone |
() The clavicle.
|Cuttle bone |
() The shell or bone of cuttlefishes, used for various purposes, as for making polishing powder, etc.
(n.) A little bone
(n.) One of numerous small calcareous structures forming the skeleton of certain echinoderms, as the starfishes.
|Rewel bone |
() An obsolete phrase of disputed meaning, -- perhaps, smooth or polished bone.
|Rowel bone |
() See rewel bone.
|Ruell bone |
() See rewel bone.
(superl.) Having little size, compared with other things of the same kind
(superl.) Being of slight consequence
(superl.) Envincing little worth or ability
(superl.) Not prolonged in duration
(adv.) In or to small extent, quantity, or degree
(adv.) Not loudly
(n.) The small or slender part of a thing
(n.) Same as Little go. See under Little, a.
(v. t.) To make little or less.
|bone-headed dinosaur||bipedal herbivorous dinosaurs with bony crowns|
|the furcula of a domestic fowl|
|small civet |
|a common civet of southeast Asia|
|small white |
|small widely distributed form|
|splint bone||a rudimentary metacarpal or metatarsal bone on either side of the cannon bone in the leg of a horse or related animal|
|the part between the fetlock and the hoof|
|cannon bone||greatly developed metatarsal or metacarpal bone in the shank or cannon part of the leg in hoofed mammals|
|bone-ash cup |
|a small porous bowl made of bone ash used in assaying to separate precious metals from e.g. lead|
|bone china||fine porcelain that contains bone ash|
|a portable gun, he wore his firearm in a shoulder holster|
|small boat||a boat that is small|
|small computer system interface |
|interface consisting of a standard port between a computer and its peripherals that is used in some computers|
|small ship||a ship that is small|
|small stores||personal items conforming to regulations that are sold aboard ship or at a naval base and charged to the person's pay|
|small stuff||any light rope used on shipboard|
small beer a
|something of small importance|
|bone age||a person's age measured by matching their bone development (as shown by X rays) with bone development of an average person of known chronological age|
|a shade of white the color of bleached bones|
|small||a garment size for a small person|
|rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates|
|bare bone||bone stripped of flesh|
|cuboid bone||the cube shaped bone on the outer side of the tarsus|
|carpal bone |
|any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates|
|scaphoid bone |
|the largest wrist bone on the thumb side|
|lunate bone |
|one of the eight small wrist bones|
|a wrist bone that articulates with the pisiform and hamate and lunate bones|
|a small wrist bone that articulates only with the triquetral|
|the wrist bone on the thumb side of the hand that articulates with the st and nd metacarpals|
|the wrist bone between the trapezium and the capitate bones|
|the wrist bone with a rounded head shape that articulates with the rd metacarpus|
|the wrist bone in line with the th and th fingers|
|cartilage bone||any bone that develops within cartilage rather than a fibrous tissue|
|the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek|
|the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes|
|one of the eight bones of the cranium, a small bone filled with air spaces that forms part of the eye sockets and the nasal cavity|
|large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis, made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis|
|a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles|
|one of the three sections of the hipbone, situated below the ilium|
|long bone |
|in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow|
|lower jaw |
|the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth|
|membrane bone||any bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation, e.g. the clavicle and bones of the skull|
|any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers|
|an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose|
|a small bone, especially one in the middle ear|
|auditory ossicle||ossicles of the middle ear that transmit acoustic vibrations from the eardrum to the inner ear|
|either of two irregularly shaped bones that form the back of the hard palate and helps to form the nasal cavity and the floor of the orbits|
|one of the three sections of the hipbone, together these two bones form the front of the pelvis|
|round bone||bones that are round in shape|
|either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings|
|sesamoid bone |
|any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint|