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the part of the bony skeleton formed by ossification in ligaments, fasciae, and tendons.
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scleroskeleton(sklĕr″ō-skĕl′ĕ-tŏn) [Gr. skleros, hard, + skeleton, a dried-up body]
Skeletal changes resulting from ossification of fibrous structures, such as ligaments, fasciae, and tendons.
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