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]

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  • 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

  • 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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