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bone structure (bəʊn ˈstrʌktʃə) 



  1. (biology) the skeletal composition of a human or animal
  2. the bones underlying a person's face, especially if the person is considered attractive

Example Sentences Including 'bone structure'

He looks quite striking with his extremely dark skin and fine bone structure , like a Nubian.
Hugo Wilcken THE EXECUTION (2002)
Her fine bone structure became marked, almost like a frozen mask.
Forbes, Colin Cover Story
Lean body, light bone structure Walking, swimming, running, court sports, fencing, skating, gymnastics, rebounding.
Martlew, Gillian & Silver, Shelley Stay Well This Winter
One treatment with the new Restylane SubQ can give you the bone structure you wish you had inherited.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
The fossils are similar to modern hummingbirds in size, bone structure and beak length.
CBC (2004)
They will be regularly tested for muscle tone, cardiovascular condition, changes in immune system, bone structure and mood.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2004)
shadows created by the angular bone structure of his face more striking.
Howatch, Susan Absolute Truths


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