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skel·e·tal

 (skĕl′ĭ-tl)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, forming, or of the nature of a skeleton.
2. Attached to or formed by a skeleton.
3. So thin or emaciated as to appear bony.
4. Extremely basic or simplified: a skeletal description of the events.

skel′e·tal·ly adv.

skel•e•tal

(ˈskɛl ɪ tl)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or like a skeleton.
[1850–55]
skel′e•tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.skeletal - of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton; "the skeletal system"; "skeletal bones"; "skeletal muscles"
2.skeletal - very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold; "emaciated bony hands"; "a nightmare population of gaunt men and skeletal boys"; "eyes were haggard and cavernous"; "small pinched faces"; "kept life in his wasted frame only by grim concentration"
lean, thin - lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

skeletal

adjective
1. emaciated, wasted, gaunt, skin-and-bone (informal), cadaverous, hollow-cheeked, lantern-jawed, fleshless, worn to a shadow a hospital filled with skeletal children
2. incomplete, inadequate, insufficient, wanting, lacking, partial, patchy, deficient, scrappy, fragmentary, bitty Passenger services can best be described as skeletal.

skeletal

adjective
Physically haggard:
Translations

skeletal

[ˈskelɪtl] ADJ
1. (Anat) [structure, development] → óseo, del esqueleto; [remains] → de huesos
skeletal structure or systemesqueleto m, sistema m óseo
2. (= emaciated) [person, body] → esquelético; [face] → enjuto
3. (= schematic) [timetable] → reducido

skeletal

[ˈskɛlɪtəl] adj
[remains] → de squelette; [system, muscle] → squelettique
(= extremely thin) [person] → squelettique
(= very basic) [service] → spartiate; [plot] → squelettique

skeletal

adj personbis aufs Skelett abgemagert; appearancewie ein Skelett; shapes of trees etcskelettartig; skeletal musclesSkelettmuskulatur f; skeletal remainsTeile pleines Gerippes; the skeletal systemdas Skelett

skeletal

[ˈskɛlɪtl] adj (Anat) → dello scheletro; (like a skeleton) → scheletrico/a

skel·e·tal

n. esquelético-a.

skeletal

adj esquelético
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