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Meaning of "appendicular skeleton" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF APPENDICULAR SKELETON

appendicular skeleton  [ˌæpənˈdɪkjʊlə ˈskɛlɪtən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APPENDICULAR SKELETON

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adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Appendicular skeleton is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APPENDICULAR SKELETON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Appendicular skeleton

The appendicular skeleton is composed of 126 bones in the human body. The word appendicular is the adjective of the noun appendage, which itself means a part that is joined to something larger. Functionally it is involved in locomotion of the axial skeleton and manipulation of objects in the environment.

Definition of appendicular skeleton in the English dictionary

The definition of appendicular skeleton in the dictionary is the girdles and skeleton of the limbs.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APPENDICULAR SKELETON


Britain
ˈbrɪtən
Bulwer-Lytton
ˈbʊlwəˈlɪtən
chondroskeleton
ˈkɒndrəʊˌskɛlɪtən
cosmopolitan
ˌkɒzməˈpɒlɪtən
cytoskeleton
ˈsaɪtəʊˌskɛlɪtən
endoskeleton
ˌɛndəʊˈskɛlɪtən
exoskeleton
ˌɛksəʊˈskɛlɪtən
heteropolitan
ˌhɛtərəˈpɒlɪtən
litten
ˈlɪtən
Liverpolitan
ˌlɪvəˈpɒlɪtən
Lytton
ˈlɪtən
megalopolitan
ˌmeɡələˈpɒlɪtən
metropolitan
ˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtən
Neapolitan
ˌnɪəˈpɒlɪtən
nonmetropolitan
ˌnɒnˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtən
pentapolitan
ˌpɛntəˈpɒlɪtən
seiten
ˈsaɪtən
skeleton
ˈskɛlɪtən
technopolitan
ˌtɛknəˈpɒlɪtən
tetrapolitan
ˌtɛtrəˈpɒlɪtən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APPENDICULAR SKELETON

append
appendage
appendant
appendectomies
appendectomy
appendicectomies
appendicectomy
appendices
appendicitis
appendicle
appendicular
appendicularian
appendiculate
appendix
Appenzell
apperceive
apperception
apperceptive
appercipient
appertain

WORDS THAT END LIKE APPENDICULAR SKELETON

Appleton
axial skeleton
Beeton
beton
Breton
demeton
doubleton
family skeleton
feuilleton
jeton
magneton
Middleton
phaeton
potamogeton
Princeton
reggaeton
Seton
Shackleton
simpleton
singleton

Synonyms and antonyms of appendicular skeleton in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «appendicular skeleton» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APPENDICULAR SKELETON

Find out the translation of appendicular skeleton to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of appendicular skeleton from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «appendicular skeleton» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

附肢骨骼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esqueleto apendicular
570 millions of speakers

English

appendicular skeleton
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

उपांत्रीय कंकाल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الهيكل العظمي الزائدي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

аппендикулярного скелета
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

esqueleto apendicular
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খিল কঙ্কাল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

squelette appendiculaire
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rangka lampiran
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gliedmaßenskelett
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

付属肢骨格
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사지 골격
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Balung appendicular
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

bộ xương ruột thừa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

துணை எலும்புக்கூடு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परिशिष्ट कंकाल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

apendiküler iskelet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

scheletro appendicolare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

szkieletu kończyn
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

аппендикулярного скелета
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

schelet apendicular
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

appendicular σκελετό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aanhangskelet
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

appendicular skelett
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

appendicular skjelett
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APPENDICULAR SKELETON»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about appendicular skeleton

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APPENDICULAR SKELETON»

Discover the use of appendicular skeleton in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to appendicular skeleton and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Frog Dissection Manual
The appendicular skeleton may be divided into four regions: the pectoral girdle, the cranial appendages or forelimbs, the pelvic girdle, and the caudal appendages or hind limbs. PECTORAL GIRDLE (8) The bones of the pectoral girdle provide ...
Bruce D. Wingerd, 1988
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Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers, and ...
The appendicular skeleton, as the name suggests, is appended to the axial skeleton — the upper extremities are attached to the sternum at the sternoclavicular joints, and the lower extremities are attached to the sacrum at the sacroiliac joints.
David Coulter, 2001
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Identification of Pathological Conditions in Human Skeletal ...
Functionally the skeleton may be divided into two groups of bones. The first group is the axial skeleton and consists of the skull, mandible, vertebral column, ribs, manubrium, and sternum. The second broad group is the appendicular skeleton, ...
Donald J. Ortner, 2003
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Frog: An Introduction To Anatomy, Histology And Embryology
... water, and carefully brushing away the soft tissues until the skeleton is clean. THE SKELETON OF THE FROG 41 FIG. 7. — "the CHAPTER III THE SKELETON OF THE FROG The Axial Skeleton The Appendicular Skeleton 40-54 CHAPTER IV.
F.W. Gamble, 1999
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Textbook of Radiographic Positioning & Related Anatomy - ...
1-15 Sesamoid bones. Tangential projection (base of first toe). Fig. 1-36 Sagittal, coronal, oblique, and horizontal body planes. Fig. Appendicular Skeleton The second division of the skeleton is the appendicular (ap ̋-endik′-u-lar) portion.
Kenneth L Bontrager
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The Aging Skeleton
APPENDICULAR SKELETON Total body bone scintigrams indicate that increased bone formation is seen in both the axial and the appendicular skeleton after 11 months of fluoride therapy [114]. There is also radiological [115] and bone ...
Clifford J. Rosen, Julie Glowacki, John P. Bilezikian, 1999
7
NEW Living Science BIOLOGY for CLASS 9
The overall human skeleton consists of two parts: ♢ axial skeleton and ♢ appendicular skeleton. There are 80 bones in the axial skeleton and 126 bones in the appendicular skeleton. The divisions of the human skeleton is given in Figure 13-3- ...
DK Rao & JJ Kaur
8
Ichthyology Handbook
4.2 Appendicular Skeleton (Fins and Fin Girdles) The appendicular skeleton, compared with skull, is relatively simple consisting of the internal supports for various fins — most prominently the supports (girdles) for pectoral and pelvic fins.
B.G. Kapoor, Bhavna Khanna, 2004
9
Veterinary Computed Tomography
It applies to the axial skeleton (head, neck, spine and pelvis) thorax, abdomen and the appendicular skeleton (proximal to the carpus/tarsus). - Caudal (Cd): directed towards the tail. It applies to the axial skeleton, thorax, abdomen and ...
Tobias Schwarz, Jimmy Saunders, 2011
10
Bone Regeneration and Repair: Biology and Clinical Applications
The axial skeleton arises from condensations of paraxial mesoderm that form adjacent to the embryonic notochord and that comprise the future vertebral column. The appendicular skeleton is derived from localized proliferation of lateral plate ...
Jay R. Lieberman, Gary E. Friedlaender, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APPENDICULAR SKELETON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term appendicular skeleton is used in the context of the following news items.
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A transitional turtle, Pappochelys
Turtles are nifty animals, with a remarkable adaptation: they've taken their ribs and shifted them outside their appendicular skeleton, flattened ... «ScienceBlogs, Jun 15»
2
CHAARTED Trial Should Cause Sea Change in Rx!
1 For high-volume disease (visceral metastases or at least four bone metastases, with at least one metastasis in appendicular skeleton), median overall survival ... «Clinical Oncology News, Jul 14»
3
New Leadership, Breakthrough Techniques and Research Clearly …
Approximately 30,000 musculoskeletal MRI examinations of the axial and appendicular skeleton, including peripheral MR angiography, are ... «PR Newswire, Dec 13»
4
Skeletal System: Facts, Function & Diseases
The appendicular skeleton has a total of 126 bones, and is formed by the pectoral girdles, the upper limbs, the pelvic girdle and the lower limbs. «LiveScience.com, Aug 12»
5
CT Tops X-Ray to Spot Lesions in Myeloma
The radiographic technique had good accuracy for identifying lesions in the appendicular skeleton and skull, but may lose its diagnostic ... «MedPage Today, May 12»
6
Amphisbaenians and the origins of mammals
Appendicular skeleton in amphisbaenians (Reptilia: Squamata). Copeia 2002, 719-738. Kesteven, H. L. 1957. Notes on the skull and cephalic ... «Scientific American, Apr 12»
7
No Bones About It - Building Bone Density Is A Click Away Thanks …
Restore bone density by promoting positive bone balance and net remineralization of bone in both axial and appendicular skeleton due to ... «PR Web, Mar 12»
8
Islamic embryology: overblown balderdash
... between the qur'anic `idhaam stage and the view modern embryology takes i.e. the development of the axial, limb and appendicular skeleton ... «ScienceBlogs, Nov 11»
9
Equine Bone Fragility Disorder Reported in California
... flat bones of the appendicular skeleton...including lordosis (swayback) and extreme scapular bowing (when the scapula, or shoulder blade, ... «TheHorse.com, Jun 08»
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FDA Approvals: ParaGard, Sure-Screen, Collagen Bone Healing …
... in trauma and reconstructive orthopaedic procedures involving long, flat, short, or irregular bones; the appendicular skeleton; or the thorax. «Medscape, Nov 05»

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« EDUCALINGO. Appendicular skeleton [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/appendicular-skeleton>. Jun 2019 ».
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