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bone structure (bəʊn ˈstrʌktʃə) 

Definitions

noun

  1. the skeletal composition of a human or animal   ⇒ The fossils are similar to modern hummingbirds in size, bone structure and beak length.
  2. the bones underlying a person's face, esp if the person is considered attractive   ⇒ Using an autopsy photo, bone structure and the coroner's description, Lydia re-created the murdered woman's face on paper., The actor's fabulous bone structure serves her well with a funky short crop.

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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