angular bone

angular bone

in bony fish, reptiles and birds, a membrane bone of the lower jaw; in mammals it has become separated to form the TYMPANIC BONE.
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Huang et al reported angular bone defects in thin biotypes after implant placement.
Caption: Figure 2: Full mouth radiographs demonstrating generalized severe horizontal and angular bone loss.
(6) Each ramus of the mandible consists of the os supra-angulare (dorsal supra-angular bone), os angulare (ventral angular bone), os articulare (osterior articular bone), os spleniale (splenial bone), os prearticulare (prearticular bone), and os dentale (dentary bone) (Fig 9).
(13) Vibrations of a tympanum (recent evidence suggests that the tympanum was supported by the reflected lamina of the angular bone) were conducted through the articular bone in the lower jaw, through the quadrate bone in the upper jaw, through the stapes, and into the uric capsule.
Contraindication: Fibrotomy should not be used at teeth associated with angular bone defects, ectopically erupting tooth.
and women with long, angular bones, feeding themselves
For example, here is how Raven first describes Count Dracula: aWithin the cloak all was leanness and angular bones, from the strangely sunken, almost concave chest down to the long, pale fingers and black-trousered legs.
But it was the silly expressions and angular bones of the men, and the fetching legs of Betty, which appealed to the crowds; Girls with splendid bonnets and flowers await the Royal train at Waverton station, near Chester, in 1905; Arriving at the ground on foot was a familiar sight at football grounds once.
The London fashion mentality has been so thoroughly drilled into these girls that it seems abhorrent to them not to pout, stick out their angular bones and strut along as if someone keeps throwing banana skins for them to step over.