American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, forming, or of the nature of a skeleton.
- adj. Attached to or formed by a skeleton.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to a skeleton, in the widest sense; forming or formed by a skeleton; entering into the composition of a skeleton; sclerous.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Pertaining to the skeleton.
- adj. of or relating to or forming or attached to a skeleton
- adj. very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold
- From skeleton + -al. (Wiktionary)
“To see a lot more different fish types in skeletal form, click on the Helter Skeletons link in the first paragraph.”
“Assuming for a moment that these findings are also present in skeletal muscle, it would not be hard to imagine that these individuals are likely to find exercise more difficult and tiring than their co-twins with a normal mitochondrial population - less exercise means further weight gain and further decline in mitochondrial function - a nice little vicious cycle, if I ever saw one.”
“A new study explores the link between the protective effect of IP in skeletal muscles and the substance that triggers hibernation.”
“Emilio Veratti (1872-1967), described for the first time the sarcoplasmic reticulum in skeletal muscle fibers.”
“- ATPase in skeletal muscle, which participates in the control of muscle contraction and H +, K +”
“Female relatives are needed because maternal DNA copies are found more easily in skeletal remains, said Kenneth Terry, head of the division's Prisoner Of War/Missing”
“Gotch's work made it likely that the same all-or-nothing behaviour might be found in skeletal muscle fibres.”
“In a presentation concerning early nutritional programming and long-term skeletal health to be presented on April 27 at the Experimental Biology 2010 meeting in Anaheim, researchers from North Carolina State University and the US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine will present evidence that very early calcium nutrition may have more impact than we previously thought.”
“In rural Africa, many women and children no longer balance heavy water jugs on their heads, known to cause long-term skeletal damage and premature aging.”
“41Although evidence of scurvy was most clearly seen among sailors on long voyages, it should be remembered that it also affected early modern urban populations; the inhabitants of European cities frequently suffered from this malady. 77 That evidence of scurvy was found in skeletal remains from the Cathedral's cemetery is understandable when we recall that only people of Spanish origin are likely to have been buried there.”
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