skeletal

[ skel-i-tl ]
/ ˈskɛl ɪ tl /

adjective

of, relating to, or like a skeleton.

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Origin of skeletal

First recorded in 1850–55; skelet(on) + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM skeletal

skel·e·tal·ly, adverbnon·skel·e·tal, adjectivenon·skel·e·tal·ly, adverbpseu·do·skel·e·tal, adjective
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