endoskeleton etymology

English word endoskeleton comes from English endo-, English skeleton

Detailed word origin of endoskeleton

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
endo- English (eng)
skeleton English (eng) (anatomy) The system that provides support to an organism, internal and made up of bones and cartilage in vertebrates, external in some other animals.. (architecture) A frame that provides support to a building or other construction.. (computing) A client-helper procedure that communicates with a stub.. (figuratively) A very thin person.. (figuratively) The central core of something that [...]
endoskeleton English (eng) (anatomy) The internal skeleton of an animal, which in vertebrates is composed of bone and cartilage.

Words with the same origin as endoskeleton

Descendants of endo-
endarterial endoaperture endobifunctor endobiliary endocutter endocycle endocyclic endodontia endodormancy endogamous endogen endoglycolysis endolytic endomitosis endoparasitic endophloedal endopolyploidy endosaccular endoscope endoskeletal endosseous endosymbiosis endotoxic endovenous
Descendants of skeleton
exoskeletal musculoskeletal nucleoskeletal skeletal skeletal age skeletal fluorosis skeletal formula skeletal system skeletal-muscle pump skeletogenous skell