endoskeleton


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endoskeleton

the internal skeleton of an animal, esp the bony or cartilaginous skeleton of vertebrates

endoskeleton

[¦en·dō′skel·ə·tən]
(zoology)
An internal skeleton or supporting framework in an animal.
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In addition, Titan Spine recently opened an office in Valencia, Spain, to support the growing European adoption of its Endoskeleton devices.
An endoskeleton design usually entails the actuation system to be located away from the hand, hence emulating the muscles found in the human forearm.
Paul Slosar, MD, CMO of Titan Spine said, "The Endoskeleton TL device is the first application of surface technology to the lateral approach .
8226; Six-sided endoskeleton with shock-absorbing materials to help protect against drops
Abbreviations: AMP = Amputee Mobility Predictor, COM = center of mass, COP = center of pressure, DMERC = Durable Medical Equipment Regional Carrier, DR = dynamic response, GRF = ground reaction force, ICC = intraclass correlation coefficient, MFCL = Medicare Functional Classification Level, PVD = peripheral vascular disease, SACH = solid ankle cushion heel, SAFE = stationary attachment flexible endoskeleton, SD = standard deviation, SEW = Symmetry in External Work, TTA = transtibial amputation, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs.
By 1984, the year of Neuromancer, the term "cyborg" was being used in Terminator for a "cybernetic organism" consisting of human flesh over a robotic endoskeleton.
Schneider said that the interior needed to be gutted and that the wood would have to have been replaced by a more costly steel endoskeleton.
The metepimeron of the terrestrial infraorders of "higher" Heteroptera is usually regarded as greatly reduced to absent or part of the thoracic endoskeleton (cf.
At the rate of last week's ridiculously good opening double episode, I'll be completely without an endoskeleton and flopped across the arm rest of the sofa like a flamin' jellyfish by the time it's all over.
A metal endoskeleton costs a month's wages and a five-metre roll of synthetic skin won't give any change from a ton.
3 -- 4 -- color) The original full-scale T-800 endoskeleton, left, from "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines" was auctioned.