endoskeleton


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en·do·skel·e·ton

 (ĕn′dō-skĕl′ĭ-tn)
n.
An internal supporting skeleton, derived from the mesoderm, that is characteristic of vertebrates and certain invertebrates.

en′do·skel′e·tal (-ĭ-tl) adj.

endoskeleton

(ˌɛndəʊˈskɛlɪtən)
n
(Zoology) the internal skeleton of an animal, esp the bony or cartilaginous skeleton of vertebrates. Compare exoskeleton
ˌendoˈskeletal adj

en•do•skel•e•ton

(ˌɛn doʊˈskɛl ɪ tn)

n.
the internal skeleton or framework of the body of an animal (opposed to exoskeleton).
[1830–40]
en`do•skel′e•tal, adj.

en·do·skel·e·ton

(ĕn′dō-skĕl′ĭ-tn)
A supporting framework in an animal that is contained inside the body. Humans and many other vertebrate animals have bony endoskeletons. Certain invertebrate animals, such as sponges, have endoskeletons made up of needle-like structures called spicules. Compare exoskeleton.

endoskeleton

- Contained entirely within the body of an animal, like that of mammals.
See also related terms for mammal.

endoskeleton

An internal skeleton, usually made of bone and cartilage.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endoskeleton - the internal skeletonendoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
craniate, vertebrate - animals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
bone, os - rigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
clavicle, collarbone - bone linking the scapula and sternum
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder bone - either of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
skeletal system, systema skeletale, skeleton, frame - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
appendicular skeleton - the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
axial skeleton - the part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
arm bone - a bone in the arm
leg bone - a bone of the leg
articulatio, joint, articulation - (anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion)
Translations
EndoskelettInnenskelett
endosquelette

endoskeleton

[ˌɛndəʊˈskɛlɪtn] nendoscheletro
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