HyperDic: endoskeleton

English > 1 sense of the word endoskeleton:
NOUNbodyendoskeletonthe internal skeleton
English > endoskeleton: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe internal skeleton; bony and cartilaginous structure (especially of vertebrates).
Categoryvertebrate, craniateanimals having a bony or cartilaginous skeleton with a segmented spinal column and a large brain enclosed in a skull or cranium
Partsappendicular skeletonThe part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
arm boneA bone in the arm
axial skeletonThe part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
bone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
clavicle, collarbonebone linking the scapula and sternum
joint, articulation, articulatio(anatomy) the point of connection between two bones or elements of a skeleton (especially if it allows motion / motion)
leg boneA bone of the leg
scapula, shoulder blade, shoulder boneEither of two flat triangular bones one on each side of the shoulder in human beings
Broaderskeletal system, skeleton, frame, systema skeletaleThe hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
Spanishendoesqueleto, neuroesqueleto
Catalanendoesqueleto, endosquelet, neurosquelet

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