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visceroskeleton

[ vĭs′ə-rō-skĕlĭ-tn ]
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n.
A bony formation in an organ, as in the heart, tongue, or penis.
The part of the skeleton protecting the viscera, such as the rib cage and the pelvic bones.splanchnoskeleton
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Other words from visceroskeleton

vis′cer•o•skele•tal (-skĕlĭ-tl) adj.
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