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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Skeletal  \Skel"e*tal\,  a. 
  Pertaining  to  the  skeleton. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  forming  or  attached  to  a  skeleton;  "the 
  skeletal  system";  "skeletal  bones";  "skeletal  muscles" 
  2:  very  thin  especially  from  disease  or  hunger  or  cold; 
  "emaciated  bony  hands";  "a  nightmare  population  of  gaunt 
  men  and  skeletal  boys";  "eyes  were  haggard  and  cavernous"; 
  "small  pinched  faces";  kept  life  in  his  wasted  frame  only 
  by  grim  concentration"  [syn:  {bony},  {cadaverous},  {emaciated}, 
  {gaunt},  {haggard},  {pinched},  {wasted}] 

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