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1. The hollow part of a joint; the excavation in one bone of a joint which receives the articular end of the other bone.

2. Any hollow or concavity into which another part fits, as the eye socket.

Origin: thr. O. Fr. Fr. L. Soccus, a shoe, a sock

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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

... gradation in the degeneration of the eyes from perfectly eyed, normally pigmented, surface-dwelling individuals to totally blind ones with the eye socket covered with tissue and no evident eye structure So it is from the evidence of the natural environment that Deamer claims support for his view. ...

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by scottie
Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:01 pm
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
Replies: 563
Views: 1127971

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.

... http://www.amnh.org/exhibitions/permanent/humanorigins/history/spreading.php 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 Comparing that to hobbit, notice how the ...

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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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