nonskeletal

adjective non·skel·e·tal \ ˌnän-ˈske-lə-tᵊl \

Definition of nonskeletal

: not relating to, involving, derived from, or attached to a skeleton : not skeletal
  • nonskeletal effects of vitamin D
  • nonskeletal muscle
  • nonskeletal marine sediment

First Known Use of nonskeletal

1895

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