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skeletal

[skel-i-tl] /ˈskɛl ɪ tl/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or like a skeleton.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; skelet(on) + -al1
Related forms
skeletally, adverb
nonskeletal, adjective
nonskeletally, adverb
pseudoskeletal, adjective
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skeletal

adj.

1849, from skeleton + -al (1). Related: Skeletally.

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