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"skeletal" in British English

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skeletaladjective

uk   /ˈskel.ɪ.təl/  us   /-t̬əl/
of or like a ​skeleton (= ​frame of ​bones): Her ​body was skeletal (= very ​thin). He ​sufferedserious skeletal ​injuries in the ​accident. used to ​describe something that ​exists in ​its most ​basicform: The ​newspaperreport gave only a skeletal ​account of the ​debate.
(Definition of skeletal from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"skeletal" in American English

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skeletaladjective

 us   /ˈskel·ɪ·t̬əl/
of or like a skeleton (= ​frame of ​bones): skeletal ​injuries
(Definition of skeletal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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