bone structure


bone structure
framework formed by the bones of a person or organism; structure of a bone

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • bone structure — UK US noun [uncountable] the shape of your face as it is formed by the bones underneath a woman in her early thirties with fine bone structure Thesaurus: features and parts of the facehyponym general words for the face or its featuressynonym …   Useful english dictionary

  • bone structure — UK / US noun [uncountable] the shape of your face as it is formed by the bones underneath a woman in her early thirties with fine bone structure …   English dictionary

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  • bone — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ delicate, fine ▪ the delicate bones of her face ▪ healthy, strong ▪ brittle, fragile …   Collocations dictionary

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