skeleton

What is the difference between skeleton and coral?

skeleton | coral |


As nouns the difference between skeleton and coral

is that skeleton is (anatomy) the system that provides support to an organism, internal and made up of bones and cartilage in vertebrates, external in some other animals while coral is (uncountable) a hard substance made of the limestone skeletons of marine polyps.

As a verb skeleton

is (archaic) to reduce to a skeleton; to skin; to skeletonize.

As a adjective coral is

made of coral.

What is the difference between skeleton and bone?

skeleton | bone |


As nouns the difference between skeleton and bone

is that skeleton is {{context|anatomy|lang=en}} the system that provides support to an organism, internal and made up of bones and cartilage in vertebrates, external in some other animals while bone is {{context|uncountable|lang=en}} a composite material consisting largely of calcium phosphate and collagen and making up the skeleton of most vertebrates.

As verbs the difference between skeleton and bone

is that skeleton is {{context|archaic|lang=en}} to reduce to a skeleton; to skin; to skeletonize while bone is to prepare (meat, etc) by removing the bone or bones from or bone can be {{context|transitive|slang|lang=en}} to apprehend, steal or bone can be {{context|carpentry|masonry|surveying|lang=en}} to sight along an object or set of objects to check whether they are level or in line.

As a adjective bone is

of an off-white colour, like the colour of bone.

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