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endoskeleton meaning

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  • Noun: endoskeleton  `endow'skelit(u)n
    1. The internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)

    Derived forms: endoskeletons

    Type of: frame, skeletal system, skeleton, systema skeletale

    Encyclopedia: Endoskeleton


  • [Medicine]
    n : an internal skeleton or supporting framework in an animal —compare EXOSKELETONen·do·skel·e·tal adj

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  1. The endoskeleton is actuated by a powerful network of superhumanly strong.
  2. Unlike insects, spiders have an endoskeleton in addition to their exoskeleton.
  3. She later incinerates his endoskeleton ( less his missing hand ) with thermite.
  4. Just below their skin is an endoskeleton composed of calcareous plates or ossicles.
  5. It has an endoskeleton just below the skin.

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