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- adj. Pertaining to the exoskeleton.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to the exoskeleton; as exoskeletal muscles.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to the exoskeleton.
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Biological pathways are contingent, so other worlds could have invented flexible cells with endoskeleton suitable for multicellular organization (eykaryotes), as opposed to rigid exoskeletal cells (prokaryotes), right away.
And you might see the fielding of exoskeletal units that allow soldiers to carry more weight without additional exertion.
The Green Berets are also investigating "exoskeletal frames" that commandos would wear like RoboCop to give them superhuman strength for carrying heavy loads and breaking down doors.
Foreboding and intriguing, the grand, exoskeletal structure has served as the avant-garde capital of Valencian arts culture since its completion, in 2005.
I got a nice tight black exoskeletal teddy I'd luv to show off for you.
It would beat hearing about how Napolean had had exoskeletal surgery to make his soul taller, and who was prettier, the Maharaja or Helen of Troy.
Memo to Christie Todd Whitman: For once that walking exoskeletal goiter Ann Coulter got something right you “birdbrain.”
Dressed in a sharp suit of dark purple, his head was smooth and hairless and his hands and fingers were traced with the thin metallic strips of Sawyer VI exoskeletal modules.
It's a bipedal exoskeletal robotic vehicle, otherwise known as a “mech.”
In order to keep it new, the writer me or you or whomever must go beyond the exoskeletal components of structure to create a sense of liveliness internally -- through word choices, sentence juxtapositions, the underlying logic.