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Introduction: Skeleton

Description of Skeleton

Skeleton: the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal.
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Skeleton: Related Topics

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Skeleton as an Organ

Skeleton (organ): The skeleton is made up of bones, cartilage and ligaments. The...more »

Skeleton (organ): The skeleton provides an anchor point against which muscles, attached via tendons, can exert force. There

Skeleton (organ): See Skeleton (organ information).

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Related Topics

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Broader terms for Skeleton

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Hierarchical classifications of Skeleton

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MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

MESH - OBO (Open Biomedical Ontologies)

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