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|Noun||1.||systema skeletale - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal|
system - a group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts; "the body has a system of organs for digestion"
musculoskeletal system - the system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
skeletal structure - any structure created by the skeleton of an organism
endoskeleton - the internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates)
exoskeleton - the exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs
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