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English definition of “endoskeleton”


noun [C] uk   /ˌen.dəʊˈskel.ɪ.tən/ us    /-doʊˈskel.ɪ.t̬ən/ specialized
a hard frame that supports the body of a vertebrate animal on the inside, made of bone or cartilage (= strong tissue)
Bone structures
(Definition of endoskeleton from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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