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  • n. The deep-seated parts of the vertebrate skeleton related to the nervous axis and locomotion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The deep-seated parts of the vertebrate skeleton which are in relation with the nervous axis and locomotion.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The endoskeleton of a vertebrate; the skeleton proper, or, as ordinarily understood, that which consists of the interior bony framework of the body, and is developed in special relation with and upon the pattern of the nervous system, serving to inclose andsupport the cerebrospinal axis and main nervous trunks: a term introduced by Carus in 1828.

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ skeleton

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