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bone structure (bəʊn ˈstrʌktʃə) 



  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.


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