appendicular skeleton

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the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs

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BMD was measured from the appendicular skeleton like femoral neck, and also in Ward's triangle, and for axial skeleton from L1 - 5 lumbar spines.
Osseous bridging between the axial and appendicular skeleton might be seen in advanced stages.
In general, about 90% bone tumors are osteosarcoma and 75% of which occurr on the appendicular skeleton.
0%) involved the appendicular skeleton and just over one-half were performed by experienced radiographers (n=206, 55.
1) This type of tumor predominantly occurs in the appendicular skeleton, but it has been known to appear in the spine in approximately 7-10% of patients.
Approximately 100 calves died during the outbreak; the remaining calves recovered irrespective of treatment, but permanent disfigurement of the appendicular skeleton was evident.
We built upon the nomenclature by labeling on the model the bones of the axial and appendicular skeleton.
Osteosarcoma can occur in the axial skeleton, which includes the bones of an animal's skull, spine, pelvis and ribs, but it is more frequently observed in the appendicular skeleton, which includes the bones of the limbs.
A 45-year-old white male was found to have radiographic findings of a diffusely dense appendicular skeleton, mild trabecular thickening, and multiple thoracic compression fractures indicating structural weakness.
Although osteosarcoma is occasionally observed in the axial skeleton--the bones of the skull, spine and pelvis--it occurs most frequently by far in the appendicular skeleton, primarily the long bones of the forelimbs and hind limbs.