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Tail bone

tail bone --> coccyx

(Science: anatomy) The last bone of the spinal column, sometimes referred to as man's vestigial tail. The last portion of the vertebral column just below the sacrum.


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Atavism

i can only tell u dat it is highly recessive and we humans have the tail bone and gene responsible for it. I have also seen a human baby born with a tail. But, it was ...

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by Sumanth001
Tue Aug 20, 2013 6:40 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Atavism
Replies: 4
Views: 2695

Re: What is this animal?

... looks as though it is made more from cartilage material rather than bone and if you look on the left of the image it looks to me like a "swim ... by fish and other marine organisms for buoyancy and stability, also the tail has "spines" running along it, no way it is a Croc. Btw what ...

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by vk4vfx
Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:33 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is this animal?
Replies: 12
Views: 10777

Need help with an alien cell (for a plausible fiction)

... fibres, created by their cells. These fibes include skin tissue, bone fibre (which consists mainly of calsium and ceramic glass), hairs/feathers ... that allow for movement and sometimes subtance intake. - Flagellum - Tail-like structures that allow for speedy movement. - Cnidocyte - Named ...

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by TemporalV01D
Tue Feb 08, 2011 1:48 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Need help with an alien cell (for a plausible fiction)
Replies: 3
Views: 9514

?{REGENERATION}? Is it possible ???!!

... so far that everyone has given, I have been working on the study of bone regeneration. I thought to myself about how iron is a strong oxidating ... a good source of oxidating, just like wolverine's metal just a fairy tail though. lol?

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by CXCR4
Fri Feb 13, 2009 7:54 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: ?{REGENERATION}? Is it possible ???!!
Replies: 34
Views: 31413

Re: Help me with some questions pls :)

Dear Vomer, First, congratulations: only a true-to-the-bone biologist would take the name of a bone as a pseudo :D Now lets get down ... ancestor and fish? and for 4) would it be minx cat and monkey because of tail loss? Sorry i am not sure about these two Lemme know please :) Thanks 2) ...

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by DrD
Thu Jul 03, 2008 7:18 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Help me with some questions pls :)
Replies: 7
Views: 7542
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