skelet

1 of 2

noun

skel·​et
ˈskelə̇t
plural -s
archaic

skelet-

2 of 2

combining form

variants or skeleto-
1
: skeleton
skeletal
skeletology
2
: skeletal and
skeletomuscular

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Greek skeletos, from skeletos, adjective

Combining form

New Latin, from skeleton

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“Skelet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/skelet. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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