skeletal structure


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Noun1.skeletal structure - any structure created by the skeleton of an organismskeletal structure - any structure created by the skeleton of an organism
anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure - a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing; "he has good bone structure"
rib cage - the bony enclosing wall of the chest
arch - a curved bony structure supporting or enclosing organs (especially the inner sides of the feet)
heel - the back part of the human foot
girdle - an encircling or ringlike structure
skeletal system, systema skeletale, skeleton, frame - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
column - any tubular or pillar-like supporting structure in the body
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
spinal column, spine, vertebral column, rachis, backbone, back - the series of vertebrae forming the axis of the skeleton and protecting the spinal cord; "the fall broke his back"
metacarpus - the part of the hand between the carpus and phalanges
metatarsus - the skeleton of the human foot between the toes and the tarsus; the corresponding part of the foot in birds or of the hind foot in quadrupeds
tarsus - the part of the foot of a vertebrate between the metatarsus and the leg; in human beings the bones of the ankle and heel collectively
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A sponge-like metal material, created using a 3-D printer, is used in part of the skeletal structure," The Japan Times (https://www.
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Especially when contemplating the reconstruction of fossil taxa, functional integration of the ligaments as important contributors to bipedal locomotion would likely influence existing models that compute locomotive behavior based largely on skeletal structure and projected muscle mass.
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It takes you back and forth in time, plays with the audience in terms of withholding and giving information, which can either entice or frustrate," he says, but he felt he could rely on the novel's "strong skeletal structure.
In this wonderful production, he is a giant puppet, operated by three men who did an amazing job, with each movement so perfect you could see beyond the skeletal structure and almost imagine he was real.
However, perceptions of ability are drawn from a face's skeletal structure, which cannot be changed.
The hand, which weighs about the same as a bar of chocolate, has small proportions that have been specifically designed with women and teenagers in mind and is built around an accurate skeletal structure with miniaturised components designed to provide the most true-to-life movements.
We identified the highest and best use for this former cargo terminal, and after repurposing the existing steel skeletal structure, The Ark will be the first-ever, USDA-approved, full-service 24-hour airport quarantine facility for the import and export of horses, pets, birds, and livestock," said Racebrook Chairman John J.
He writes his music with a skeletal structure and articulates the images into lyrics as they present their stories, which collectively exist in the Den of Ashes.
They knew a genetic mutation makes patients' cells produce progerin, a toxic form of a protein that, in healthy people, forms the skeletal structure of cell nuclei.