from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to an internal skeleton, usually of bone (an endoskeleton).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or connected with, the endoskeleton.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the endoskeleton.


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  • His eyes widened, his mouth opened, white endoskeletal elements exposed.

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  • I sip my Chivas from the cap, listening to the shaking structure around us, the minimum ribbing, a sort of endoskeletal arch that makes every groaning noise in the hymnal of manned flight.


  • It's warm-blooded, endoskeletal, and mam-malian-a pseudo-marsupial, really-but it has a lot of legs and a magnificently extrudable whip of a tail, so the spider image sticks.

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  • Powerful, antagonistic, and crafty were the words that best described the endoskeletal space‑going AAnn.

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  • Powerful, antagonistic, and crafty were the words that best described the endoskeletal space-going AAnn.

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  • The internal engineering and biochemistry of the body were very different from those of Earth's former oxygen-using endoskeletal organisms.

    The Nitrogen Fix

  • There can be little doubt that the digits of the terrestrial limb are homologous with endoskeletal fin-rays, but the evolution of the axis of the limb is not to be ascertained either from development or palaeontology.

    Hormones and Heredity

  • Yes, it's an arresting image, an endoskeletal head being held, upside-down, by its necky bits.

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  • We found that the temporal shift of Shh activity altered the size of endoskeletal elements in paired fins of zebrafish and dogfish.

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  • "It was I who, on a world which circles Beta Lyrae, kicked a kzin called Chuft-Captain in the belly with my hind hoof, breaking three struts of his endoskeletal structure.



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