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The skeletal system / Evelyn Kelly.

Kelly, Evelyn B. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 0313325219 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 0313331197 (set.)
  • Physical Description: xviii, 231 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Westport, CT : Greenwood Press, 2004.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Functions of the skeletal system -- Bones of the central skeleton: the axial system -- Bones of the limbs: the appendicular system -- Joints, ligaments, tendons, and cartilage -- Bone growth and renewal -- The embryology of the skeletal system -- The ancient world: bones and the beginnings of orthopedics -- The rise of Christianity through the Dark Ages: bones, religion, and superstition -- The Renaissance: the skeletal system as anatomy text -- The seventeenthand eighteenth centuries: the rise of orthopedics -- The nineteenth century: orthopedics as a speciality -- The twentieth century: bones, research, and advancing technology -- The twenty-first century and beyond: a new world of bones -- The injury-plagued skeleton -- Diseases and disorders of the joints -- Feet, hands, and backs -- Diseases and disorders of bones -- Genetic and congenital disorders.
Subject: Human skeleton.
Human mechanics.
Squelette humain > Ouvrages de vulgarisation.
Squelette humain > Maladies.
Squelette humain > Recherche > Histoire.
MeÌcanique humaine.

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