endoskeleton

noun en·do·skel·e·ton \ ˌen-dō-ˈske-lə-tən \

Definition of endoskeleton

: an internal skeleton or supporting framework in an animal

endoskeletal

play \ˌen-dō-ˈske-lə-tᵊl\ adjective

First Known Use of endoskeleton

circa 1847

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endoskeleton

noun en·do·skel·e·ton \ ˌen-dō-ˈskel-ət-ᵊn \

medical Definition of endoskeleton

: an internal skeleton or supporting framework in an animal — compare exoskeleton

endoskeletal

play \-ət-ᵊl\ adjective

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