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skeletal

adjective skel·e·tal \ˈske-lə-təl\

: of or relating to a skeleton

: very thin

Full Definition of SKELETAL

:  of, relating to, forming, attached to, or resembling a skeleton
skel·e·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb

Examples of SKELETAL

  1. The archaeologist found skeletal remains.
  2. She was skeletal after her illness.

First Known Use of SKELETAL

1854
SKELETALLY Defined for Kids

skeletal

adjective skel·e·tal \ˈske-lə-təl\

Definition of SKELETAL for Kids

:  of or relating to a skeleton <skeletal muscles>
Medical Dictionary

skeletal

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

Medical Definition of SKELETAL

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

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