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Eye socket

Eye socket

Generally the orbit, although the true socket for the eyeball, into which a prosthetic eye would be inserted, is formed by the fascial sheath of the eyeball.

Synonym: orbit.

tooth socket, a socket in the alveolar process of the maxilla or mandible, into which each tooth fits and is attached by means of the periodontal ligament.

Synonym: alveolus dentalis, alveolus.

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Can anyone help me with these 2 diagrams?

... 1.match each part of the skeleton (lettered a-d to those indicated in the diagram above.) a. long bones b.short bones c. hinge joint d. ball and socket joint e. fixed joint f. spine thanks if anyone could help.. i really appreciate it.

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by wolf1994
Sun Apr 22, 2012 5:27 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Can anyone help me with these 2 diagrams?
Replies: 1
Views: 1511

Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... This is not just my view. W. R. Jeffery ( 2005 ) Adaptive Evolution of Eye Degeneration in the Mexican Blind Cavefish put it this way. http://jhered.oxfordjournals.org/content/96/3/185.full ... surface-dwelling individuals to totally blind ones with the eye socket covered with tissue and no evident ...

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by scottie
Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1127974

Skeletal System (Joints w/ Girdles)

Are the Ball and Socket Joints, Hinge Joints, and Pivot Joints associated with the bones of the Pelvic Girdle and legs the same order for the Pectoral (shoulder) Girdle? I have exhausted Google and my book for an answer but I cannot ...

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by Shaidester
Sun May 01, 2011 10:35 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Skeletal System (Joints w/ Girdles)
Replies: 2
Views: 2709

Please help me calculate velocity.

... a man throwing a baseball. Given the following, calculate the velocity of the ball as it leaves his hand: 1. The distance from his shoulder socket (humeral head) to the ball is 70 cm. 2. The distance from his humeral head to the points of insertion of the muscles moving his arm forward is ...

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by searchme
Sat Oct 09, 2010 6:11 am
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Please help me calculate velocity.
Replies: 3
Views: 6259

Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.

... is an island dwarf of a more distant ancestor it had a very important eye angle. And here's another recreation that is on the web. The shape of ... This one seems to have a more aboriginal eye socket. http://www.boneclones.com/images/bc-031-md.jpg http://www.boneclones.com/BC-031.htm ...

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by GaryGaulin
Wed May 06, 2009 7:22 am
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Hobbit Skull Comparison Software's Unexpected Result.
Replies: 10
Views: 28031
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