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Musculoskeletal system

Robert Wilkins, Simon Cross, Ian Megson and David Meredith

in Oxford Handbook of Medical Sciences

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199588442
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729881 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199588442.003.0005

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Musculoskeletal system

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Connective and skeletal tissues Connective tissue - Cartilage - Bone - Skin - - Anatomy of the upper limb Upper limb bones - Joints of the upper limb - Movements of the upper limb - Muscles of the upper limb - Upper limb innervation - Upper limb blood and lymphatic vessels - Important anatomical features of the upper limb - - Anatomy of the lower limb Lower limb bones - Joints of the lower limb - Movements of the lower limb - Muscles of the lower limb - Lower limb innervation - Lower limb blood and lymphatic vessels - Important anatomical features of the lower limb - - Anatomy of the spine Vertebrae and discs - Musculature of the back - Contents of the spinal canal and spinal nerves - - Pathology Arthritic joint disease - Muscular dystrophies - Disuse atrophy - -

Chapter.  16126 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Preclinical Medicine ; Anatomy

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