scleroskeleton

scleroskeleton
scle·ro·skel·e·ton (sklēr″o-skelґə-ton) [sclero- + skeleton] those parts of the bony skeleton that are formed by the ossification of ligaments, tendons, or fasciae.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Scleroskeleton — Scle ro*skel e*ton, n. [Gr. sklhro s hard + E. skeleton.] (Anat.) That part of the skeleton which is developed in tendons, ligaments, and aponeuroses. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scleroskeleton — scle·ro·skeleton …   English syllables

  • scleroskeleton — |sklirō, lerō+ noun Etymology: scler + skeleton : the part of the skeleton that is formed by ossifications in tendons, ligaments, and aponeuroses …   Useful english dictionary

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