short bone

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a bone that is of approximately equal dimension in all directions


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Hand attached directly to body Foot attached directly to body Multiple complete limbs Multiple split limbs Incomplete limbs Lack of an organ Extra digits Short digits Missing digits Short bone No elbow No hand No knee Partial foot No foot Short toe Missing toe Hunched back Extended spine beyond rump Small head Iris abnormally colored or shaped Iris missing Small eye Displaced eye Missing eye Protruding tongue Tongue absent Short jaw Small jaw Curved jaw No jaw
The tail of its amphibian ancestors evolved into a short bone that fits entirely inside the pelvis.
Dhillon et al reported involvement of short bones of hands and feet and metadiaphyseal region of long bones as common site for MCGCT (4) but in our case subarticular region of tibia and fibular head are involved.
Short bones of hand and foot were presented with typical fusiform expansion of bone with septation and cortical thinning, the so called spina ventosa lesion (Figure; 2a and
Like modern humans, these early people had short bones in the backs of their heels.