from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several elongated bones of vertebrate limbs that have a roughly cylindrical shaft containing marrow.

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  • n. Any of the relatively slender bones of the upper and lower extremities.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. in limbs of vertebrate animals: a long cylindrical bone that contains marrow


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