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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Titan Spine, located in Mequon, Wisconsin and Laichingen, Germany, markets a full line of Endoskeleton interbody devices featuring its proprietary textured surface in the US and portions of Europe through its sales force and a network of independent distributors.
An endoskeleton design usually entails the actuation system to be located away from the hand, hence emulating the muscles found in the human forearm.
Molecular aspects of biomineralization of the echinoderm endoskeleton.
The case features protective padding and reinforced endoskeleton that absorbs impact, making the Air Protect the ideal case for Chromebook and laptop use in the classroom.
Cyphoma gibbosum moves along the substrate from one octocoral colony to the next grazing mostly on the base and axial areas removing small quantities of live tissue and leaving the exposed endoskeleton and tissue scars.
The goal is to create a standard endoskeleton, or frame, that can hold different modules, like extra-powerful processors, additional batteries or memory chips for storing more music, all based on the customer's preferences.
The design for Project Ara consists of what we call an endoskeleton (endo) and modules," Eremenko detailed, "The endo is the structural frame that holds all the modules in place.
Each participant tested four prosthetic feet: SACH, stationary attachment flexible endoskeleton (SAFE), Talux feet (conventional prosthetic feet), and Proprio foot (microprocessor-controlled foot).
A metal endoskeleton takes a pipe bomb to the abdomen.
As he moves on to descriptions of birds, there is even more emphasis on adaptive (and evolutionary) traits, how their shapes are "adapted to flying" and their legs "adapted for perching by the shape of the claws and the placing of the legs" He also notes that the class "examined the endoskeleton of Bird [sic] and compared it with the skeleton of the Fish, frog and snake" (56-57), presumably to explore similarities indicating an evolutionary path from fish through amphibians, reptiles, and birds.
These questions, woven eloquently into the context of evolutionary biology, form an endoskeleton for Edward O.