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(Science: anatomy) Pertaining to the skeleton.

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Virus Questions [Science Fiction]

... or not these are theoretically possible. I'm working on a science fiction race that's entirely composed of a single virus, right down to the skeletal system composed of dead variants assembled in a manner best suited for density and support. The still living viruses mass around this skeletal ...

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by Tenebrae
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:43 am
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
Replies: 3
Views: 1475

Re: in a human embryo does the cartilage form before muscles?

Fa sho...assuming ur talking bout skeletal muscle. Both are from mesoderm.....somites form vertebral column around notochord.

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by gottatagit
Sat Nov 15, 2014 5:18 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: in a human embryo does the cartilage form before muscles?
Replies: 1
Views: 702

How Genes/expression Determine Organism Shape

Can anyone give a relatively general account on how DNA and gene expression determine an organism's physical shape, i.e., size, skeletal structure, body shape, etc. I would presume the explanations for size and shape are distinct or merely dependent on different genes/expression; "Ligers" ...

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by Apophenia
Fri May 17, 2013 5:22 am
Forum: Genetics
Topic: How Genes/expression Determine Organism Shape
Replies: 2
Views: 6456

"Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?

... data found in any medical anatomy text Resources, textbooks etc. which include stats for as much of the following as possible for each individual skeletal muscle in the human anatomy: Language -origin -LOO definition Shape -Type of Shape (i.e., fusiform, pennate, bipennate, multipennate, convergent, ...

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by aj415
Fri Aug 24, 2012 10:33 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: "Compendium of all muscle data" text resouce?
Replies: 0
Views: 5093

Why do cells age?

... some point, and well, as you know, not all body's tissues can regenerate, and so those which die will progress to show some aging symptoms. Take a skeletal muscle tissue for example, it doesn't regenerate and as its cells die by aging, muscle weakness will result!

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by Hasansalhi
Fri Jun 22, 2012 6:16 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Why do cells age?
Replies: 22
Views: 16323
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