Definition of Skeletal structure
1. Noun. Any structure created by the skeleton of an organism.
Specialized synonyms: Rib Cage, Arch, Heel, Girdle, Column, Appendicular Skeleton, Axial Skeleton, Back, Backbone, Rachis, Spinal Column, Spine, Vertebral Column, Metacarpus, Metatarsus, Tarsus
Group relationships: Frame, Skeletal System, Skeleton, Systema Skeletale
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Literary usage of Skeletal structure
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Memoirs of the University of California by University of California, Berkeley (1908)
"GENERAL skeletal structure OF THE TRIASSIC ICHTHYOSAURS. Though there is much variation in the structure of the ..."
2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... and Mr. D. St. Clair for these structural results received prior to publication. (6) О-в ф=с Figure 2. skeletal structure of the (3,6)-l ..."
3. Popular Science Monthly (1912)
"Haeckel's great Challenger report on the radiolarians only partially indicates the enormous diversity of skeletal structure in these animals. ..."
4. The Anatomy of the Domestic Fowl by Benjamin Franklyn Kaupp (1918)
"The muscles of locomotion may be in masses of different shape attached to the skin, the dermal, or to the skin and skeletal structure, the dermo-osseous, ..."