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Descriptor English:   Skeleton 
Descriptor Spanish:   Esqueleto 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Esqueleto 
Synonyms English:   Skeletons  
Tree Number:   A02.835
Definition English:   The rigid framework of connected bones that gives form to the body, protects and supports its soft organs and tissues, and provides attachments for MUSCLES. 
Indexing Annotation English:   the bony frame as a whole; avoid: use BONE AND BONES instead; "skeletal" in titles is probably "bone" = BONE AND BONES
See Related English:   Bone and Bones
 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AB abnormalities AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply CH chemistry
CY cytology DG diagnostic imaging
DE drug effects EM embryology
EN enzymology GD growth & development
IM immunology IN injuries
IR innervation ME metabolism
MI microbiology PS parasitology
PA pathology PH physiology
PP physiopathology RE radiation effects
SU surgery TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure VI virology
Record Number:   13244 
Unique Identifier:   D012863 

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