By Mark Nielsen

This ebook will inspire and have interaction overall healthiness pros to benefit the necessities of anatomy and body structure via its visible technique and detailed pedagogy. The condensed content material covers the fundamentals with out broad aspect. middle recommendations are offered visually to let them to realize a greater knowing of the cloth. method diagrams are built-in through the chapters to steer well-being pros throughout the fabric.

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In addition, it functions as an insulative layer and is the site of distribution of the main venous drainage channels of the integument and the cutaneous nerves that supply the skin. indd Page 25 15/03/11 6:01 PM user-F391 /Users/user-F391/Desktop 4 Skeletal System The skeletal system forms the internal framework for the soft tissues of the body. This is not a static framework, but a highly dynamic internal scaffolding. It is dynamic in many ways. On one hand, because of its jointed design, it shows extreme flexibility of movement when acted upon by muscles.

The external surface of each parietal bone is slightly convex while the internal surface is concave and marked with impressions from meningeal vessels. The inferior border forms a beveled articular surface, while the superior, anterior, and posterior borders form deeply denticulate articular surfaces. The bone consists of inner and outer laminae of compact bone sandwiching a layer of trabecular bone, the diploë. Each parietal bone articulates with five bones. indd Page 54 15/03/11 8:44 PM user-F391 /Users/user-F391/Desktop Cranial Bones – Occipital The occipital bone forms the greater part of the posterior and inferior cranium.

The frontal bone articulates with twelve bones. indd Page 52 15/03/11 8:43 PM user-F391 /Users/user-F391/Desktop Cranial Bones – Parietal The parietal bones are large quadrilateral bones forming the greater part of the roof and sides of the cranium. The external surface of each parietal bone is slightly convex while the internal surface is concave and marked with impressions from meningeal vessels. The inferior border forms a beveled articular surface, while the superior, anterior, and posterior borders form deeply denticulate articular surfaces.

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