Bone articles on Wikipedia
see Bone (disambiguation) and Bones (disambiguation). This article uses anatomical terminology; for an overview, see AnatomicalAnatomical terminology. A bone is
Apr 26th 2017

Bone tissue
Bone tissue, or osseous tissue, is the major structural and supportive connective tissue of the body. Bone tissue forms the rigid part of the bones that
Apr 16th 2017

Bone tumor
A bone tumor (also spelled bone tumour) is a neoplastic growth of tissue in bone. Abnormal growths found in the bone can be either benign (noncancerous)
Apr 14th 2017

Bone marrow
For the use of animal bone marrow as human food, see Bone marrow (food). Bone marrow is the flexible tissue in the interior of bones. In humans, red blood
Apr 26th 2017

Bone fracture
"Broken bones" redirects here. For other uses, see Broken Bones. A bone fracture (sometimes abbreviated FRX or Fx, Fx, or #) is a medical condition in
Apr 24th 2017

Bone tool
archaeology, a bone tool is a tool created from bone. A bone tool can conceivably be created from almost any bone, and in a variety of methods. Bone tools have
Apr 4th 2017

Meat on the bone
"Ham on the bone" redirects here. For the Gwar song, see America Must Be Destroyed. Meat on the bone, also called bone-in meat is meat that is
Mar 24th 2017

Bone (comics)
Bone is an independently published comic book series, written and illustrated by Jeff Smith, originally serialized in 55 irregularly released issues from
Apr 23rd 2017

Hip bone
The hip bone (os coxa, innominate bone, pelvic bone or coxal bone) is a large flat bone, constricted in the center and expanded above and below. In some
Apr 5th 2017

Sphenoid bone
sphenoid bone is an unpaired bone of the neurocranium. It is situated in the middle of the skull towards the front, in front of the temporal bone and the
Dec 26th 2016

Bone grafting
Bone grafting is a surgical procedure that replaces missing bone in order to repair bone fractures that are extremely complex, pose a significant health
Apr 26th 2017

Zygomatic bone
zygomatic bone (cheekbone or malar bone) is a paired bone which articulates with the maxilla, the temporal bone, the sphenoid bone and the frontal bone. It
Mar 18th 2017

Frontal bone
The frontal bone is a bone in the human skull. The bone consists of three portions. These are the squamous part, the orbital part, and the nasal part
Mar 18th 2017

Lunate bone
The lunate bone (semilunar bone) is a carpal bone in the human hand. It is distinguished by its deep concavity and crescentic outline. It is situated in
Aug 9th 2016

Triquetral bone
triquetral bone (/traɪˈkwɛtrəl/ or /traɪˈkwiːtrəl/; also called triquetrum, pyramidal, three-cornered or triangular bone, and formerly cuneiform bone) is located
Aug 18th 2016

Bone morphogenetic protein
Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) are a group of growth factors also known as cytokines and as metabologens. Originally discovered by their ability to
Apr 16th 2017

Oracle bone
Oracle bones (Chinese: 甲骨; pinyin: jiǎgǔ) are pieces of ox scapula or turtle plastron, which were used for pyromancy – a form of divination – in ancient
Apr 5th 2017

Ethmoid bone
The ethmoid bone (/ˈɛθmɔɪd/; from Greek ethmos, "sieve") is an unpaired bone in the skull that separates the nasal cavity from the brain. It is located
Mar 19th 2017

Temporal bone
temporal bones are situated at the sides and base of the skull, and lateral to the temporal lobes of the cerebral cortex. The temporal bones are overlaid
Apr 24th 2017

Bone density
Bone density or bone mineral density (BMD) is the amount of bone mineral in bone tissue. The concept is of mass of mineral per volume of bone (relating
Mar 11th 2017

Bone metastasis
Bone metastases, or metastatic bone disease, is a class of cancer metastases that results from primary tumor invasion to bone. Bone-originating primary
Apr 10th 2017

Bone healing
Bone healing, or fracture healing, is a proliferative physiological process in which the body facilitates the repair of a bone fracture. Generally bone
Jan 27th 2017

Hyoid bone
The hyoid bone (lingual bone or tongue-bone) (/ˈhaɪɔɪd/; ) is a horseshoe-shaped bone situated in the anterior midline of the neck between the chin and
Apr 12th 2017

Hamate bone
The hamate bone (/ˈheɪmət/) or unciform bone (from Latin uncus, "hook") is a bone in the human wrist readily distinguishable by its wedge shape and a hook-like
Feb 16th 2017

Nasal bone
The nasal bones are two small oblong bones, varying in size and form in different individuals; they are placed side by side at the middle and upper part
Mar 18th 2017

Bone china
Bone china is a type of soft-paste porcelain that is composed of bone ash, feldspathic material, and kaolin. It has been defined as ware with a translucent
Feb 14th 2017

Scaphoid bone
The scaphoid bone /ˈskafɔɪd/ (from the Greek word scaphoides, boat-shaped) is one of the carpal bones of the wrist. It is situated between the hand and
Jan 17th 2017

Occipital bone
The occipital bone (/ˌɒkˈsɪpᵻtəl/), is a cranial dermal bone, and is the main bone of the occiput (back and lower part of the skull). It is trapezoidal
Apr 24th 2017

Talus bone
The talus bone (/ˈteɪləs/; Latin for ankle), astragalus /əˈstraɡələs/, or ankle bone is one of the group of foot bones known as the tarsus. The tarsus
Sep 26th 2016

Anatomical terms of bone
descriptive of bone are defined in anatomical terminology, and are often derived from Greek and Latin. Main article: Long bone A long bone is one that
Feb 18th 2017

Pubis (bone)
In vertebrates, the pubic bone is the ventral and anterior of the three principal bones composing either half of the pelvis. It is covered by a layer
Nov 12th 2016

Parietal bone
bones /pəˈraɪᵻtəl/ are two bones in the human skull which, when joined together at a fibrous joint, form the sides and roof of the cranium. Each bone
Mar 18th 2017

Bone Brothers
see Bone Brothers (disambiguation). Bone Brothers is an American hip hop duo composed of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony members Layzie Bone and Bizzy Bone. The
Oct 9th 2016

Layzie Bone
group Bone-ThugsBone Thugs-n-Harmony. He has also has gone by the names L-Burna and The #1 Assassin. He is the younger brother of fellow group member Flesh-N-Bone &
Mar 26th 2017

Lacrimal bone
The lacrimal bone is the smallest and most fragile bone of the face; roughly the size of the little fingernail. It is situated at the front part of the
Mar 18th 2017

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
Bone-ThugsBone Thugs-N-Harmony is an American hip hop group from Cleveland, Ohio. It consists of rappers Bone Bizzy Bone, Bone Wish Bone, Bone Layzie Bone, Bone Krayzie Bone, and Flesh-N-Bone
Apr 21st 2017

Bone mineral
Bone mineral (also called inorganic bone phase, bone salt, or bone apatite) is the inorganic component of bone tissue. It gives bones their compressive
Jan 10th 2017

Bone char
"Bone black" redirects here. For the memoir by Bell Hooks, see Bone Black. Bone char (Latin: carbo animalis) is a porous, black, granular material produced
Mar 28th 2017

Bone disease
Bone disease refers to the medical conditions which affect the bone. Further information: Osteopathy A bone disease is also called an "osteopathy",
Jan 24th 2017

Bone scintigraphy
absorptiometry. A bone scan or bone scintigraphy /sɪnˈtɪɡrəfi/ is a nuclear medicine imaging technique of the bone. It can help diagnose a number of bone conditions
Apr 13th 2017

Sesamoid bone
In anatomy, a sesamoid bone (/ˈsɛsəmɔɪd/) is a bone embedded within a tendon or a muscle. It is derived from the Latin word "sesamum" (sesame seed), due
Apr 25th 2017

known as Flesh-n-Bone (born June 10, 1973), is an American rapper from Cleveland, Ohio, and is known as a member of the rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony
Mar 8th 2017

Cuboid bone
human body, the cuboid bone is one of the seven tarsal bones of the foot. The cuboid bone is the most lateral of the bones in the distal row of the
Jun 13th 2016

Radius (bone)
The radius or radial bone is one of the two large bones of the forearm, the other being the ulna. It extends from the lateral side of the elbow to the
Mar 8th 2017

Palatine bone
The palatine bones (/ˈpalətaɪn/) are two irregular bones of the facial skeleton in many animal species. Together with the maxillae they comprise the hard
Aug 17th 2016

Oracle bone script
Oracle bone script (Chinese: 甲骨文) was the form of Chinese characters used on oracle bones—animal bones or turtle plastrons used in pyromantic divination—in
Feb 25th 2017

Capitate bone
is about a bone in the wrist. For use in botany, see Stigma (botany). The capitate bone /ˈkapᵻteɪt/ is found in the center of the carpal bone region, colloquially
Apr 22nd 2017

Wish Bone
Bone (disambiguation). Charles C. Scruggs, better known by his stage name Wish Bone, is an American rapper and member of the Cleveland rap group Bone
Mar 28th 2017

Bizzy Bone
by his stage name Bizzy Bone, AKA Li'l Ripsta, is an American rapper and the youngest member of the Cleveland rap group Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. Bryon
Apr 24th 2017

Bone remodeling
Bone remodeling (or bone metabolism) is a lifelong process where mature bone tissue is removed from the skeleton (a process called bone resorption) and
Feb 21st 2017

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