from The Century Dictionary.

  • Made hard and dense, like ivory: said of bone.


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  • Her head was asymmetrical: skull thick and eburnated.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology 1916

  • The agreement in dimensions and general characteristics of the pairs of bones left little doubt that all were parts of one skeleton, a conclusion that was confirmed by the eburnated patch on the head of the right thigh-bone and the corresponding patch in the socket of the right hip-bone.

    The Eye of Osiris 1902

  • The long tendon of the biceps is usually destroyed, the head of the bone is drawn upwards, and, after wearing through the capsule, rubs on the under surface of the acromion, which also becomes eburnated.

    Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities—Head—Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles 1893


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