skeletal structure

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n skeletal structure any structure created by the skeleton of an organism
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Usage

In literature:

We found that differences in the skeletal structure were almost as great as those in the fleshy tissues.
"The Memory of Mars" by Raymond F. Jones
There may have been some differences in the skeletal and muscular structure.
"Man And His Ancestor" by Charles Morris
There is no trace of the internal skeletal structure or of the articulation to the basal plate in either specimen.
"A New Genus of Pennsylvania Fish (Crossoperygii, Coelacanthiformes) from Kansas" by Joan Echols
Their general structure is like that of the Felidae; but they differ in a number of skeletal features.
"The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia" by Frank Evers Beddard
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In news:

Ideal cervical spine posture when standing requires the coordination of skeletal structure, soft-tissue integrity, and neurological control to resist adverse gravitational loading forces.
And anyone could govern as boldly as his whims decreed, were it not for the skeletal structure that keeps civil society civil -- the rule of law.
There is an endemic prevarication to this machinery, a vulgarity of character that is bone-deep and structural to the skeletal vertebrae of its culture.
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In science:

The backbone of the polypeptide chain endows the protein a skeletal structure composed of optimally packed (4), immutable folds (5, 6), which are resilient to local variations and mutations (7, 8).
Random Network Behaviour of Protein Structures
Iterated Brownian motion and its intrinsic skeletal structure.
On the local time of random processes in random scenery
Keywords: ocean skeletal structures, network, dusty, carbon nanotubs, capillaries, surface tension forces, vertically/horizontal floating cylinders, buoyancy.
Skeletal Structures of the Ocean, Hypotheses and Interpretation of the Phenomenon
An analysis of a photographic databases of an ocean surface (OS) images (taken from various altitudes and for various types of the rough OS) has leaded of the author to observation of an ocean skeletal structures (OSS) .
Skeletal Structures of the Ocean, Hypotheses and Interpretation of the Phenomenon
Rantsev-Kartinov, “Evidences for Skeletal Structures in the Ocean”, Phys.
Skeletal Structures of the Ocean, Hypotheses and Interpretation of the Phenomenon
The LSC contains a fair number of galaxy groups (Huchra & Geller 1982) and its skeletal structure is well traced by radio galaxies and AGNs (Shaver & Pierre 1989; Shaver 1991).
Constrained Simulations of the Real Universe: the Local Supercluster
At higher gas pressures, diffusion plays a larger role and the crystal growth will develop more structure, first skeletal and then dendritic.
A Critical Look at Ice Crystal Growth Data
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