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Latest Skeletal system Stories

2015-01-14 23:08:43

The only orthosis recommended by the DVO guidelines and indicated for: osteoporotic vertebral fractures, juvenile kyphosis, and kyphosis with chronic back pain. Washington,

2015-01-05 12:25:19

The Acumed Hand Fracture System is designed to provide both standard and fracture-specific fixation for metacarpal and phalangeal fractures, as well as fixation for fusions and osteotomies.

2014-12-30 23:03:04

Burnaby Orthotics Clinic now helps patients eliminate foot abnormalities and restore normal body balance.

sedentary lifestyle
2014-12-23 10:03:48

Humans evolved their current lightweight modern skeletons relatively recently, no earlier than the start of the Holocene about 12,000 years ago and even later in some populations, researchers from the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) report in a new study.

2014-10-03 08:24:35

Companies to Develop Universal Donor Chondrocyte Cell Treatments WALTHAM, Mass. and GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct.

2014-09-03 23:11:41

Dr. David J. Doperak of Arizona Orthotics just became the first Certified Special Populations Specialist (CSPS) in the state of Arizona.

2014-09-02 12:29:02

Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. CHICAGO, Sept.


Latest Skeletal system Reference Libraries

Palmar radiocarpal ligament
2012-07-01 19:10:04

The palmar radiocarpal ligament, also known as the anterior ligament, volar radiocarpal ligament, is a broad membranous band attached above to the anterior margin of the lower end of the radius and to the front of the lower end of the ulna. The ligament’s fibers pass downward and medialward to be inserted into the volar surfaces of the scaphoid, lunate, and triangular bones; some of the fibers continue on to the capitate. The palmar radiocarpal ligament is perforated by apertures for the...

Incus Bone
2012-06-29 12:09:21

The incus (anvil) bone is an anvil-shaped small bone in the middle ear. It connects the malleus to the stapes. This bone was first described by Alessandro Achillini of Bologna. This bone also transmits sound vibrations from the malleus to the stapes. The incus bone is only found in mammals. The bone, which is derived from a reptilian upper jaw bone (the quadrate bone), embryologically derives from the first pharyngeal arch along with the rest of the bones of mastication, such as the...

Pisiform bone
2012-06-29 12:05:20

The pisiform bone (pisiforme or lentiform bone) is a small knobbly, pea-shaped bone of the wrist. It is found in the proximal row of the carpus, located where the ulna joins the carpus (wrist). This bone only articulates with the triquetral. The pisiform bone is typically known by its small size, and by presenting a single articular facet. It is situated on a plane anterior to the other carpal bones and is spheroidal (spherical) in form. Pisiform is derivative of the Latin word “pisum”...

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palinode
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.
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