disarticulated
1) a fossil where the bones are separated and not together as in life
2) said of a fish skeleton prepared in a bug colony (q.v.) where the bones become separated after treatment or where bones are separated before exposure to the bugs to facilitate flesh removal

Dictionary of ichthyology. 2009.

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