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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However, the long-term consequences and mechanisms of the mTBI impact on the skeletal system remain to be elucidated.
NovaBone Putty[R] is indicated for bony voids or gaps of the skeletal system (i.
In addition to its use in cancer, CT is widely used to help diagnose circulatory (blood) system diseases and conditions, such as coronary artery disease (atherosclerosis), blood vessel aneurysms, and blood clots; spinal conditions; kidney and bladder stones; abscesses; inflammatory diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and sinusitis; and injuries to the head, skeletal system, and internal organs.
Joe commented, "They have really enjoyed themselves, a lot of the students said it helped them understand the skeletal system in better detail, so we are very pleased.
Cartilage isn't as hard as bone, but nevertheless it's an important component of the skeletal system, like the joints where it forms cushions between the bone ends.
According to Tech Crunch, Lumo BodyTech's co-founder and CEO Monisha Perkash admitted, however, that their new product Lumo Lift works like their old product, Lumo Back, to straighten the entire skeletal system.
Explaining the importance of bone health, he said the skeletal system tends to store energy and nutrients, thus acting as a reflection of overall physical health.
The book begins with material on basic terminology, the skeletal system, and how muscles function.
The five units comprise the skeletal system, ligaments, muscular system, muscle group movements and nerves respectively.
The treatment aims to develop a connection between the muscular skeletal system and the brain by exerting gentle pulsating pressure on the chest and stomach.
ATHE supplement Osteoprime is a great all-rounder and will give all the nutrients your skeletal system needs.
From the waist down, a skeletal system allows the soldier to carry two or three times his or her body weight, feeling only the weight of the body through the technology of an XO muscle, which augments a soldier's strength.