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small flat-bodied semiterrestrial crustaceans: whale lice; sand-hoppers; skeleton shrimp Amphipoda , order Amphipoda
marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton anemone , sea anemone
part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs appendicular skeleton
(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion) articulatio , articulation , joint
part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs axial skeleton
series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord back , backbone , rachis , spinal column , spine , vertebral column
hard material forming the skeleton bone
one part of the skeleton bone
rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates bone , os
United States architect who designed the first important skyscraper with a skeleton (1846-1912) Burnham , Daniel Hudson Burnham
skeleton shrimp Caprella , genus Caprella
fishes in which the skeleton may be calcified but not ossified cartilaginous fish , chondrichthian
skeleton of a motor vehicle consisting of a steel frame supported on springs that holds the body and motor chassis
class of fish having a skeleton composed of bone in addition to cartilage class Osteichthyes , Osteichthyes
class of cold-blooded air-breathing vertebrates with completely ossified skeleton and a body usually covered with scales or horny plates; once the dominant land animals class Reptilia , Reptilia
marine colonial polyp characterized by a calcareous skeleton; masses in a variety of shapes often forming reefs coral
hard stony skeleton of a Mediterranean coral that has a delicate red or pink color and is used for jewelry coral , precious coral , red coral
animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium craniate , vertebrate
medieval dance in which a skeleton representing death leads a procession of others to the grave dance of death , danse macabre
any of numerous fishes of the class Chondrichthyes characterized by a cartilaginous skeleton and placoid scales: sharks; rays; skates elasmobranch , selachian
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