adjective see endoskeleton

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  • Endoskeletal — En do*skel e*tal, a. (Anat.) Pertaining to, or connected with, the endoskeleton; as, endoskeletal muscles. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • endoskeletal — adjective Of or pertaining to an internal skeleton, usually of bone (an endoskeleton). All of these studies have presupposed acanthodian monophyly and stereotyped acanthodian endoskeletal morphology on Acanthodes , the latest occurring, and a… …   Wiktionary

  • endoskeletal — See endoskeleton. * * * …   Universalium

  • endoskeletal — en·do·skel·e·tal (en″do skelґə təl) 1. pertaining to the endoskeleton. 2. resembling an endoskeleton …   Medical dictionary

  • endoskeletal — en·do·skeletal …   English syllables

  • endoskeletal — “+ adjective Etymology: endoskeleton + al : of or belonging to an endoskeleton * * * endoskelˈetal adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑endo …   Useful english dictionary

  • endoskeletal prosthesis — a limb prosthesis in which support components are primarily internal …   Medical dictionary

  • endoskeleton — endoskeletal, adj. /en doh skel i tn/, n. Zool. the internal skeleton or framework of the body of an animal (opposed to exoskeleton). [1830 40; ENDO + SKELETON] * * * …   Universalium

  • skeleton — skeletonless, adj. skeletonlike, adj. /skel i tn/, n. 1. Anat., Zool. the bones of a human or an animal considered as a whole, together forming the framework of the body. 2. any of various structures forming a rigid framework in an invertebrate.… …   Universalium

  • Bone — This article is about the skeletal organ. For other uses, see Bone (disambiguation) and Bones (disambiguation). For the tissue, see Osseous tissue. Drawing of a human femur Bones are rigid organs that constitute part of the endoskeleton of… …   Wikipedia

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