HyperDic: skeletal_system

English > 1 sense of the expression skeletal system:
NOUNbodyskeletal system, skeleton, frame, systema skeletalethe hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
English > skeletal system: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal.
Synonymsskeleton, frame, systema skeletale
Part ofmusculoskeletal systemThe system of muscles and tendons and ligaments and bones and joints and associated tissues that move the body and maintain its form
Partsskeletal structureAny structure created by the skeleton of an organism
NarrowerendoskeletonThe internal skeleton
exoskeletonThe exterior protective or supporting structure or shell of many animals (especially invertebrates) including bony or horny parts such as nails or scales or hoofs
BroadersystemA group of physiologically or anatomically related organs or parts
Spanisharmazón, esqueleto, estructura, osamenta, sistema esquelético, systema skeletale
Catalancarcanada, carcassa, esquelet, estructura, systema skeletale

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