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Answer for the clue "Bone's basis", 6 letters:
ossein

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Bone substance used in making gelatin

Word definitions for ossein in dictionaries

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ossein \Os"se*in\, n. [L. os bone.] (Physiol. Chem.) The organic basis of bone tissue; the residue after removal of the mineral matters from bone by dilute acid; in embryonic tissue, the substance in which the mineral salts are deposited to form bone; bone...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context biochemistry English) The collagen component of bone.

Usage examples of ossein.

He walks a bonescape, an ossein ecology with its own undergrowth and scavengers.