skeletal(redirected from skeletal scurvy)
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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(ˈskɛl ɪ tl)
of, pertaining to, or like a skeleton.
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|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"|
1. emaciated, wasted, gaunt, skin-and-bone (informal), cadaverous, hollow-cheeked, lantern-jawed, fleshless, worn to a shadow a hospital filled with skeletal children
skeletal[ˈskɛlɪtl] adj (Anat) → dello scheletro; (like a skeleton) → scheletrico/a