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appendicular skeleton

[‚ap·ən′dik·yə·lər ′skel·ə·tən]
(anatomy)
The bones of the pectoral and pelvic girdles and the paired appendages in vertebrates.
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Appendicular segmental boundary definitions for lower-body analysis using DXA Segment Proximal End Distal End Thigh Femoral Head Tibiofemoral Joint Shank Tibiofemoral Talocrural Joint Joint Foot Talocrural Distal Joint Phalanges Segment Regional Description Thigh Commences beneath the head of the Femur along the line of the anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) and inferior ramus of the pubis; Ending through knee axis, noted by the 'tibial plateau' (space between the femoral and tibial condyles).
Studies from the USA have demonstrated several associations between increased rates of appendicular rupture and variables such as method of payment, access to primary care, source of referral and ethnicity.
Examination revealed a coarse appendicular tremor (5 - 6 Hz) and choreiform movements of the hands, along with mild hepatomegaly.
Bioimpedance analysis: a useful technique for assessing appendicular lean soft tissue mass and distribution.
Use of calcium-based demineralized bone matrix/allograft for nonunions and posttraumatic reconstruction of the appendicular skeleton: preliminary results and complications.
Riggs BL, Wahner HW, Melton LJ 3rd, Richelson LS, Judd HL, Offord KF Rates of bone loss in the appendicular and axial skeletons of women: Evidence of substantial vertebral bone loss before menopause.
OBJECTIVE: To determine (1) lean and fat body compartments, reflected by fat-free mass (FFM), appendicular skeletal muscle mass (ASMM), body cell mass (BCM), total body potassium (TBK), fat mass and percentage fat mass, and their differences between age groups in healthy, physically active subjects from 18 to 94 y of age; and (2) if the rate of decrease in any one of the parameters by age might be accelerated compared to others.
Acute appendicitis and appendicular perforation can occur as a result of worms entering the appendix.
For this edition, they have enhanced the drawings and photos; added and expanded exhibits to include tissues, the muscular system, and the axial and appendicular skeletons; redesigned tables; added new and revised tables; and updated and added clinical material.
Reciprocal relation between marrow adiposity and the amount of bone in the axial and appendicular skeleton of young adults.
The appendicular myology of the Sandhill Crane, with comparative remarks on the Whooping Crane.