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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Upon opening this app, users can select from the basic internal/skeletal parts available: liver, scapula, lung, cranium etc or can select the full catalog of parts from the bottom center tile.There are two tabs in the status bar of the application in case of iOS, one bar shows and describes the internal organs and the other tab shows the Skeletal System. The full catalog section in the internal organs , each part is color coded to show and differentiate various internal parts.
Disease and injuries are among the major causes of abnormalities in the human skeletal system. Rickets, fractures, osteomyelitis, hip dysplasia, metabolic bone disease and osteoporosis, among others are the main causes of bone deformity.
(NASDAQ: ANIK), a global, integrated orthopedic and regenerative medicines company specializing in therapeutics based on its proprietary hyaluronic acid ('HA') technology, today announced the successful completion of the first human surgical procedure with its injectable HA-based bone repair therapy for the treatment of bone voids and other bone defects of the skeletal system caused by trauma or age-related degeneration.
Hans Christian Andersen'S Mother Duck once told her ducklings that 'green is good for the eyes,' but it may also be good for your knees, ankles, hips and entire skeletal system.
Guests are welcome to indulge in one complimentary Sports Massage, most effective for easing muscle tension and restoring balance to the muscle skeletal system, as well as one Aromatherapy Massage, a soothing combination of pure aromatic essential oils from flower sweet woods applied on the body with rhythmic, relaxing massage techniques.
Grafton DBM is a bone graft extender, bone graft substitute, and bone void filler in bony voids or gaps of the skeletal system. With the proprietary D-MIN process, Grafton consistently scores high osteoinductivity, which is an important part of bone fusion The product is commercially available in the U.S., Japan, Korea, Australia, Latin America, the Middle East, and parts of Europe.
To help support primary six pupils'classroombased learning, UWS'Dr Chris Easton, from the School of Health and Life Sciences and his colleagues, lecturer Dr StephanieValentin and interim assistant dean, Professor Fiona Henriquez, delivered a four-part series focusing on the heart, lungs, muscles and skeletal system, and microbes and bacteria.
Mike McClellin was born with nail-patella syndrome, which affects both the skeletal system and kidneys.
Your dog's skeletal system is comprised of 319 bones, many of which meet in two main types of joints-synarthroses and diarthroses.
They are used to fill bony voids or gaps of the skeletal system caused by surgery or traumatic injury.
His cancer has spread to his skeletal system and skull.