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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
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Peter J. Russell + 2 others
ISBN: 9781305389892
Textbook Problem

What are the functions of the bones of the vertebrate endoskeleton?

Summary Introduction

To review:

The functions of bones of the vertebrate endoskeleton.

Introduction:

There are three types of skeletal system: exoskeleton, which forms the outer shell in tortoise, Endoskeleton, which lies beneath the exoskeleton in echinoderms, and the hydrostatic skeleton, which is found in the coelom of echinoderms.

Explanation

The primary skeletal system is the endoskeleton in all the vertebrates. It comprises of the axial skeleton and appendicular skeleton. They provide support to the body and body parts. They extend the protection to the internal organs against external pressure...

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