What does skeletal mean?

Definitions for skeletal
ˈskɛl ɪ tlskele·tal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. skeletal(adj)

    of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton

    "the skeletal system"; "skeletal bones"; "skeletal muscles"

  2. bony, cadaverous, emaciated, gaunt, haggard, pinched, skeletal, wasted(adj)

    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. skeletal(Adjective)

    of, or relating to the skeleton

  2. skeletal(Adjective)

    haggard, cadaverous, emaciated or gaunt

Webster Dictionary

  1. Skeletal(adj)

    pertaining to the skeleton

How to pronounce skeletal?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say skeletal in sign language?

  1. skeletal


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of skeletal in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of skeletal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of skeletal in a Sentence

  1. Connecticut State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni:

    Hopefully the skeletal remains will key us in.

  2. Ken Brown:

    The skeletal modifications could relate to lives they had as slaves.

  3. Scott Sevcik:

    But even more significant is that we have more freedom with the design... parts can look more organic, more skeletal.

  4. Emmanuel Audenaert:

    Severe muscular training and high loading activities should be restricted until skeletal maturity for any joint and sport.

  5. Liran Carmel:

    We provide the first reconstruction of the skeletal anatomy of Denisovans, in many ways, Denisovans resembled Neanderthals, but in some traits, they resembled us, and in others they were unique.

Images & Illustrations of skeletal

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