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skeletal

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adjective skel·e·tal \ˈske-lə-təl\

Simple Definition of skeletal

  • : of or relating to a skeleton

  • : very thin

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of skeletal

  1. :  of, relating to, forming, attached to, or resembling a skeleton

skeletally

play \-təl-ē\ adverb

Examples of skeletal in a sentence

  1. The archaeologist found skeletal remains.

  2. She was skeletal after her illness.



1854

First Known Use of skeletal

1854


SKELETAL Defined for Kids

skeletal

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adjective skel·e·tal \ˈske-lə-təl\

Definition of skeletal for Students

  1. :  of or relating to a skeleton <skeletal muscles>




Medical Dictionary

skeletal

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adjective skel·e·tal \ˈskel-ət-əl, British sometimes ske-ˈlēt-əl\

Medical Definition of skeletal

  1. :  of, relating to, forming, attached to, or resembling a skeleton <skeletal structures> <the skeletal system>





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