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scaffold

(skaf′ōld″)
A framework or structural element that holds cells or tissues together.

scaffold,

n a support, either natural or artificial, that maintains tissue contour.
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The Scaffolder goes to the sales on Tuesday, and let's hope he makes a few bob after this," said Mrs Macauley.
A charity football match was played against rival firm Hertel scaffolders from Stanlow, which Hertel won 3-2.
Twelve months ago, I was still working as a scaffolder in Margam steelworks and just playing rugby part-time.
And he has been working extremely hard as a scaffolder, putting money aside to make sure she doesn't lose the home while he is inside.
HSE inspector Alastair Choudhury said: "This case highlights both the dangers of working on fragile roofs and the continual exposure of scaffolders to the risk of falling from height.
Instead the scaffolder used his van to carefully herd the bird into a car park in Dover, Kent, then called the police for help.
Trainee scaffolder, Vicky Welch, got her big break after supporting a friend at an interview
NEW HEIGHTS: Trainee scaffolder Ryan Wade gets to grips with working on the famous Tower Bridge.
SCAFFOLDER TURNS MODELLER: Len Sandford of Lepton with his matchstick model of a cooling tower and (inset, right) an Examiner archive photograph taken in 1953 from the top of Huddersfield Parish Church on Byram Street looking over Lord Street and showing the gasworks and power station, and on the horizon, the cooling towers he helped build (JH261109Clenword)
Unable to continue working as a scaffolder, with young children to support, and with limited reading and writing skills, he decided to join an English workshop.
The Crawley scaffolder formerly operated at feather-weight and can beat the ex- bantamweight on points.