skeleton

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

skel·e·ton

noun \ˈskel-ət-ən\

Definition of SKELETON

1
: a usually rigid supportive or protective structure or framework of an organism; especially : the bony or more or less cartilaginous framework supporting the soft tissues and protecting the internal organs of a vertebrate
2
: the straight or branched chain or ring of atoms that forms the basic structure of an organic molecule

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