Examples of skeletal in a Sentence
The archaeologist found skeletal remains.
She was skeletal after her illness.
Recent Examples of skeletal from the Web
The park ranger was doing a routine check about 5:30 p.m. Friday on the north side of Melvern Lake when the skeletal remains were found.
A niece and a nephew accompanied Esposito on her late July return to Guadalcanal, where they were given his dog tags and a bag containing the skeletal remains.
Imagine the city as a living organism, a body consisting of various systems—respiratory, nervous, skeletal—that share the same space and even intertwine.
In April 2016, Reece directed authorities to skeletal remains buried at a site in Brazoria County, in a pasture off Texas 288 near Rosharon.
Skeletal remains found earlier this week in Ensley are now confirmed to be those a missing Gulf War veteran.
This discovery is thanks to a new simulation method that combines traditional muscle data with skeletal stress data to create a clearer picture of what dino movement looks like.
The skeletal remains of the two bodies found buried in a badger hole near north Mountain Home on April 15 are from between 1436 and 1632, the Elmore County Sheriff Mike Hollinshead said Tuesday morning.
Skeletal morphogenesis of Microbrachis and Hyloplesion (Tetrapoda: Lepospondyli), and implications for the developmental patterns of extinct, early tetrapods.
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First Known Use of skeletal
Synonymscadaverous, gaunt, haggard, emaciated, wasted
Related Wordsbony (also boney), lank, lanky, rawboned, scraggy, scrawny, sinewy, skinny, spare, thin; starved, underfed, undernourished; famished, hungry, starving; shriveled (or shrivelled), withered, wizened
Near Antonymsbeefy, brawny, burly, fit, hale, healthy, hearty, husky; chubby, corpulent, fat, fleshy, heavyset, obese, overweight, plump, portly, pudgy, roly-poly, rotund, stocky, thickset, tubby; flabby, soft
SKELETAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skeletal for English Language Learners
: of or relating to a skeleton
: very thin
SKELETAL Defined for Kids
Definition of skeletal for Students
- skeletal muscles
medical Definition of skeletal
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