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Definition 1: rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for os in the sense of this definition

(os is a kind of ...) tissue of mesodermal origin consisting of e.g. collagen fibroblasts and fatty cells; supports organs and fills spaces between them and forms tendons and ligaments

(... is a kind of os ) a bone containing edible marrow; used especially in flavoring soup

(... is a kind of os ) a thick bone forming the side of the human cranium and encasing the inner ear

(... is a kind of os ) any bone of the tarsus

(... is a kind of os ) smallest of the three parts of the breastbone; articulates with the corpus sternum and the seventh rib

(... is a kind of os ) the upper part of the breastbone

(... is a kind of os ) the large central part of the breastbone

(... is a kind of os ) the flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs

(... is a kind of os ) butterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skull

(... is a kind of os ) a bone that is of approximately equal dimension in all directions

(... is a kind of os ) any of several small round bones formed in a tendon where it passes over a joint

(... is a kind of os ) either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings

(... is a kind of os ) wedge-shaped bone consisting of five fused vertebrae forming the posterior part of the pelvis; its base connects with the lowest lumbar vertebra and its tip with the coccyx

(... is a kind of os ) bones that are round in shape

(... is a kind of os ) any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)

(... is a kind of os ) hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense

(... is a kind of os ) any of the scrolled spongy bones of the nasal passages in man and other vertebrates

(... is a kind of os ) any of the tiny soft bones found in the sutures between cranial bones

(... is a kind of os ) thin trapezoidal bone of the skull forming the posterior and inferior parts of the nasal septum

(... is a kind of os ) the part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth

(... is a kind of os ) the front part of the head or skull (including the forehead)

(... is a kind of os ) back part of the head or skull

(... is a kind of os ) the dome of the skull

(... is a kind of os ) the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates

(... is a kind of os ) small fragile bone making up part of the front inner walls of each eye socket and providing room for the passage of the lacrimal ducts

(... is a kind of os ) the central conical bony pillar of the cochlea

(... is a kind of os ) the part of the skull that encloses the brain

(... is a kind of os ) the slender arch formed by the temporal process of the cheekbone that bridges to the zygomatic process of the temporal bone

(... is a kind of os ) one of the bony segments of the spinal column

(... is a kind of os ) the bone enclosing the middle ear

(... is a kind of os ) one of the three sections of the hipbone; together these two bones form the front of the pelvis

(... is a kind of os ) large flaring bone forming one half of the pelvis; made up of the ilium and ischium and pubis

(... is a kind of os ) the end of the vertebral column in humans and tailless apes

(... is a kind of os ) bone linking the scapula and sternum

(... is a kind of os ) the arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek

(... is a kind of os ) the cube shaped bone on the outer side of the tarsus

(... is a kind of os ) the main body of a vertebra

(... is a kind of os ) any bone that develops within cartilage rather than a fibrous tissue

(... is a kind of os ) any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates

(... is a kind of os ) bone stripped of flesh

(... is a kind of os ) the bone in the ankle that articulates with the leg bones to form the ankle joint

(... is a kind of os ) a bone of a fish

(... is a kind of os ) greatly developed metatarsal or metacarpal bone in the shank or cannon part of the leg in hoofed mammals

(... is a kind of os ) the part between the fetlock and the hoof

(... is a kind of os ) a rudimentary metacarpal or metatarsal bone on either side of the cannon bone in the leg of a horse or related animal

(... is a kind of os ) a forked bone formed by the fusion of the clavicles of most birds

(... is a kind of os ) bone (calcified tissue) surrounding the pulp cavity of a tooth

(... is a kind of os ) 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

(... is a kind of os ) any bone of the hand between the wrist and fingers

(... is a kind of os ) any bone of the foot between the ankle and the toes

(... is a kind of os ) an elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose

(... is a kind of os ) a small bone; especially one in the middle ear

(... is a kind of os ) 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

(... is a kind of os ) the posterior part of the mandible that is more or less vertical

(... is a kind of os ) in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow

(... is a kind of os ) one of the three sections of the hipbone; situated below the ilium

(... is a kind of os ) the upper and widest of the three bones making up the hipbone

(... is a kind of os ) a U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles

(... is a kind of os ) any of the bones of the fingers or toes

(... is a kind of os ) the largest tarsal bone; forms the human heel

(... is a kind of os ) any bone that develops within membranous tissue without previous cartilage formation; e.g. the clavicle and bones of the skull

(os is a part of ...) the body substance in which tissue cells are embedded

(os is a part of ...) a bony hollow into which a structure fits

(os is a part of ...) a sharp triangular process projecting from a bone

(os is a part of ...) a round bump on a bone where it forms a joint with another bone

(os is a part of ...) a cell that is part of a bone

(os is a part of ...) a thin membrane that is one of the calcified layers that form bones

(os is a part of ...) the fatty network of connective tissue that fills the cavities of bones

(... is part of os) the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)

(os is made of the substance ...) a fibrous scleroprotein in bone and cartilage and tendon and other connective tissue; yields gelatin on boiling

(os is made of the substance ...) the porous calcified substance from which bones are made

(... is made of the substance os) one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

Definition 2: a mouth or mouthlike opening - [noun denoting body]

(os is a kind of ...) an aperture or hole that opens into a bodily cavity

"the orifice into the aorta from the lower left chamber of the heart"

Definition 3: the left eye - [noun denoting body]

Synonyms for os in the sense of this definition

(os is a kind of ...) the organ of sight

Definition 4: (computer science) software that controls the execution of computer programs and may provide various services - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for os in the sense of this definition

(os is a kind of ...) (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory

"the market for software is expected to expand"

(... is a kind of os ) an operating system that is on a disk

(... is a kind of os ) trademark for a powerful operating system

(... is a kind of os ) (trademark) an operating system with a graphical user interface

(os is a part of ...) a program that controls the execution of other programs

(... is part of os) the combination of a particular computer and a particular operating system

(os belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 5: a hard brittle blue-grey or blue-black metallic element that is one of the platinum metals; the heaviest metal known - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for os in the sense of this definition

(os is a kind of ...) any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.

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