bony structure

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  • Her handsome soft old face, with its smooth skin, and the good strong bony structure underneath? Cited from My Friend Prospero, by Henry Harland
  • When an animal is provided with an internal bony structure, it indicates a high rank in the scale of organization. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • Still she stared, and as he looked at her it seemed to him that the bony structure of her face became more salient. Cited from Bella Donna, by Robert Hichens
  • It was not until the middle of the Lemurian period that man developed a solid bony structure. Cited from The Story of Atlantis and the Lost Lemuria, by W. Scott-Elliot
  • The teeth were whole and prominent, as was the entire bony structure of the face and skull. Cited from Fate Knocks at the Door, by Will Levington Comfort
  • These will sometimes contain hair, sebaceous material and in some cases cartilagous or bony structures.
  • Instead, it was a solid bony structure similar to that of the first tetrapods.
  • They stay on the outside of the nerve, but may push it aside or against a bony structure causing damage.
  • Not all bony structures lay down growth rings equally.
  • His deep-lined visage was reduced to its bony structure. Cited from The Desert and The Sown, by Mary Hallock Foote
  • Although the soft parts of the face cover the bony structure, yet they do not conceal its principal features, or materially change its proportions. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • A false blow with pick or chisel might destroy irreparably some important bony structure. Cited from Dinosaurs, by William Diller Matthew
  • It is an elaborate and extensive bony structure, composed of no less than twenty bones of different shapes and sizes. Cited from The Evolution of Man, V.2, by Ernst Haeckel
  • In both the bony structures and organs appear similar.
  • There seemed no bony structure; the mind, undefended, was growing and pushing the confining walls further out. Cited from The Night Horseman, by Max Brand
  • The bony structure was suffused with tiny blood vessels that would heat it to a temperature high enough to melt through the ice.
  • In painting the outsides of people I assure you that I learned to guess more of what was inside them than their bony structures! Cited from Penelope's Postscripts, by Kate Douglas Wiggin #12
  • The door of the sacristy opened in the middle of that bony structure, as is often seen in old Breton churches. Cited from The Phantom of the Opera, by Gaston Leroux
  • In the search for form the knowledge of anatomy, and particularly the bony structures, is of the utmost importance. Cited from The Practice and Science Of Drawing, by Harold Speed
  • The choice of calcified or bony structures for aging varies among species, a structure used in one species may not be the same structure used in another.
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