skeletal system


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skeletal system

[′skel·əd·əl ‚sis·təm]
(anatomy)
Structures composed of bone or cartilage or a combination of both which provide a framework for the vertebrate body and serve as attachment for muscles. Also known as skeleton.
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In a previous study using a mouse repetitive closed head injury model, we evaluated the effect of experimental TBI on the skeletal system [26].
Protecting the body's skeletal system is a goal that can only be accomplished through high levels of dedication.
Part 2 addresses the skeletal system and contains a photographic atlas of the bones, bony landmarks and joints of the body.
nDo not overwork or over-isolate one muscle group as this can cause stress of both the muscular and skeletal systems and lactic acid can be produced at a lower level as we age.
The labyrinth, in the inner ear (part of the vestibular-balance system), interacts with other systems in the body such as the eyes and skeletal systems, to maintain the body's position.
The ability to be used, when combined with autogenous bone marrow, in filling bony voids or gaps of the skeletal system (i.
Fractures resulting from abuse were recorded throughout the skeletal system, most commonly in infants (less than one year) and toddlers (one to three years).
If you held her up to a bright light, you could see her skeletal system.
Orthopaedics - treatment of the skeletal system, joints and muscles
Obviously, you can't relax completely, but you can relax most of your muscles by using the skeletal system as much as possible, because hones are steadier than muscle.
Like you, her skeletal system comprises 206 bones, which meet up at joints.
From the waist down, a skeletal system will allow soldiers to carry two or three times their body weight.