huesso

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ossum, alternative form of os, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ésth₁.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

huesso m (plural huessos)

  1. (anatomy) bone
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 13v.
      Et por ende es bona en la arte de cirulgia pora tirar los hueſſos q́ ſó q́brados en los cuerpos delos oḿs por llaga o por quebrátadura.
      And there it is good in the art of surgery for pulling the bones that are broken in people's bodies due to a wound or a breaking.
    • Idem, f. 64r.
      Et la su forma es deſta guisa. que de la part que ſe tiene con el hueſſo es llana ¬ dela parte de fuera contral cuero es alta ¬ redonda.
      And its shape is in this manner: the part held against the bone is flat, and the outside part, [the part] held against the skin, is tall and rounded.

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