Definition of osteological in US English:

osteological

adjective

  • See osteology

    • ‘Most of the specimens have been washed, and all have undergone scientific osteological analyses.’
    • ‘From the osteological point of view, we conclude that this creature does not belong to the plesiosaurian reptiles.’
    • ‘In addition, the osteological experts will analyze the skeletal data for this group and compare their individual data with similar data from other Civil War era remains.’
    • ‘However the inner ear is divided, the osteological result is the same.’
    • ‘These structures are interpreted as osteological correlates of a system of air sacs and pneumatic diverticula similar to that of birds.’

Pronunciation

osteological

/ˌɑstiəˈlɑdʒək(ə)l//ˌästēəˈläjək(ə)l/