bony skeleton

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  • This limb contained three fingers only, one of which did not have a bony skeleton. Cited from Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine, Gould/Pyle
  • And can a bony skeleton that has been parched in the sun, or mouldered into dust, be introduced into a new body? Cited from Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love, by Emanuel Swedenborg
  • Nevertheless, the bony skeleton is substantially the same in every case. Cited from The Evolution of Man, V.2, by Ernst Haeckel
  • They have no jaw, no scales, no paired fins, and no bony skeleton.
  • The dark coat-sleeve flapped on the bony skeleton of the unknown arm. Cited from Israel Potter, by Herman Melville
  • Palaeoniscidae is a family of fish who possessed a bony skeleton and operculum.
  • They have replaced a bony skeleton with one of cartilage and possess a few large bony plates instead of scales.
  • However, they may cause injury to adjacent structures and when they malfunction can cause injury to the abdominal viscera, bony skeleton and vascular structures.
  • Man entirely resembles his amphibian ancestors in this respect, and indeed in the whole structure of the bony skeleton of his five-toed extremities. Cited from The Evolution of Man, V.2, by Ernst Haeckel
  • Some articulates have no bony skeleton, their muscles being attached to the skin which constitutes a soft contracting envelope. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • If we candidly compare the bony skeleton of the human arm and hand with that of the nearest anthropoid apes, we find an almost perfect identity. Cited from The Evolution of Man, V.2, by Ernst Haeckel
  • The bony skeleton presents no distinctly racial lines of variation. Cited from The Negro, by W.E.B. Du Bois
  • The rest is only the bony skeleton with tendons and sinews and flesh. Cited from Quiet Talks on John's Gospel, by S. D. Gordon
  • In the formation both of the bony skeleton and of the muscles that are connected with the hand and foot before and behind there are material and constant differences; and these are found both in man and the ape. Cited from The Evolution of Man, V.2, by Ernst Haeckel
  • This bony skeleton is a complex lever apparatus, or PASSIVE apparatus of movement. Cited from The Evolution of Man, V.2, by Ernst Haeckel
  • The muscles of the articulates are situated within the solid framework, unlike the vertebrates, whose muscles are external to the bony skeleton. Cited from People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English, by R.V. Pierce
  • Compare the skeleton outline of the nervous system with the bony skeleton. Cited from Physiology and Hygiene for Secondary Schools, by Francis Marion Walters
  • Shots include figures wearing black robes and capirotes, a bony-skeleton creature with wings and shots of dead goats, the Minotaur from the season also appears.
  • With regard to the bony skeleton, lateral curvature of the spine is, in mild manifestation, very frequent, and is too common even in the higher degrees. Cited from Youth and Sex, by Mary Scharlieb and F. Arthur Sibly
  • It is smaller than O. Smithii, of a very bright colour, and always covers the upper part of its bony skeleton, in which the plates are differently arranged from those of the smaller species. Cited from Glaucus/The Wonders of the Shore by Chas Kingsley
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