ISBN-10:
1604133651
ISBN-13:
9781604133653
Pub. Date:
07/01/2009
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Skeletal and Muscular Systems

Skeletal and Muscular Systems

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ISBN-13: 9781604133653
Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/01/2009
Series: Human Body: How It Works Series
Pages: 136
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction Denton A. Cooley 6

1 The Skeletal and Muscular Systems 10

2 Bones and Other Skeletal Components 14

3 The Axial Skeleton 25

4 The Appendicular Skeleton 42

5 Joints and Soft Tissues of the Skeleton 59

6 Bone Growth and Repair 68

7 Muscles, Muscle Cells, and Muscle Tissues 82

8 Skeletal Muscles 97

Appendix: Conversion Chart 109

Glossary 110

Bibliography 126

Further Resources 127

Picture Credits 129

Index 130

About the Author 136

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