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Musculoskeletal system

By Dr Nameer Abdulhad and University of London St George's


This topic starts with a description of the main functions of bone (e.g. surface for attachment). Bone composition and endochondral ossification is described and a diagram showing the stages is given. The different types of bones (e.g. short, flat) and the structure of long bones are detailed further. Diagrams showing the different regions of the spine are included. Bone modelling and remodelling are described.

Topics: muscles, skeletal, joints, cartilage, bones, musculoskeletal system, ukoer, ooer, medev, Medicine and Dentistry, Subjects allied to Medicine, Subjects allied to Medicine, HEALTH CARE / MEDICINE / HEALTH & SAFETY, HEALTH CARE / MEDICINE / HEALTH & SAFETY, Learning, Teaching, Institutions, Students, UK EL10 = SCQF 10, Honours degree, Graduate diploma, Medicine & dentistry, A000
Publisher: St George's, University of London
Year: 2010
OAI identifier: oai:dspace.jorum.ac.uk:10949/2507
Provided by: Jorum Open
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