What is osseous tissue?

  • (noun): The porous calcified substance from which bones are made.
    Synonyms: bone

Osseous Tissue

Osseous tissue, or bone tissue, is the major structural and supportive connective tissue of the body. Osseous tissue forms the rigid part of the bone organs that make up the skeletal system.

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Osseous Tissue Versus Bones
... Bone tissue is different from bones themselves — bones are organs made up of bone tissue as well as marrow, blood vessels, epithelium and nerves, while bone tissue refers specifically to the mineral ...

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