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Usage examples for skeletal

  1. But from under his flapping robe, the skeletal hands drew something- ray pistols! – Invaders from the Infinite by John Wood Campbell
  2. With a gradual increase of co- operativeness, they did the tasks they were assigned, bringing up materials, laying out the first members of the great, skeletal structure that would rise in the pasture. – The Year When Stardust Fell by Raymond F. Jones
  3. By that he meant that it was his purpose to make a prolonged study of their skeletal structures the basis of his grouping, following the lines which Cuvier, Owen, and he himself had pursued so successfully in the case of the fossil remains of vertebrates. – Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work by P. Chalmers Mitchell
  4. MacDonald grumbled, and went to a skeletal cage built over a round segment of the floor. – The Legion of Lazarus by Edmond Hamilton
  5. These points of relationship to the skeletal parts can be ascertained by the touch, in both instances, even in the undissected body. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  6. Shelton said that cleansing is not complete until a skeletal condition is reached- that is, absolutely no fat reserves are left. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  7. In other words, within the bounds established by the skeletal and muscular features, the artery still exhibited individual variation in exact origin. – Thoracic and Coracoid Arteries In Two Families of Birds, Columbidae and Hirundinidae by Marion Anne Jenkinson
  8. Materials and Methods For this report, data has been obtained from 2829 preserved frogs, 42 skeletal preparations, 8 lots of tadpoles and young, and 4 lots of eggs. – Middle American Frogs of the Hyla microcephala Group by William E. Duellman M. J. Fouquette
  9. When a person already close to skeletal weight starts fasting, to conserve vital tissue the body goes rapidly into a state of profound rest so it uses very little energy, thus it loses very little weight each day. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  10. It has been shown that the long skeletal processes which grow out from these organisms have significance not merely as a supporting skeleton, but also as an extension of the superficial area, which increases the contact with the water- particles, and prevents the floating organisms from sinking. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  11. Its skeletal structure, perhaps, was silicate in substance, extending to provide an outside covering that had hardened into actual stone, while forming an interior support to flesh that was half organic, half inorganic matter. – The Planetoid of Peril by Paul Ernst
  12. The skeletal points are therefore the safest guides to the precise localities of the bloodvessels, and such points are always within the easy recognition of touch and sight. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  13. Using the relatively sturdy skeletal branches foot- and hand- holds Tharn began to climb up that rounded wall. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  14. Examination of skeletal preparations of H. bistincta, charadricola, and robertsorum and X- rays of the other species shows no notable specific differences in the osteology. – A Review of the Frogs of the Hyla bistincta Group by William E. Duellman
  15. 119. The striated, or skeletal muscles are nearly all arranged after the last- named plan. – Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools by Francis M. Walters, A.M.