Essays Tagged: "phalanges"

The Skeletal System

ertical and horizontal dimensions approximately equal." (Applegate) Short bone examples include the phalanges and metacarpals. Flat bones are flattened, thin and usually curved; they make up most of t ...

(9 pages) 168 0 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Anatomy: The metacarpophalangeal joint a.k.a. the knuckle

m metacarpophalangeal can be broken down into two separate anatomical terms, the metacarpal and the phalanges. Metacarpals are located in the middle of the hand distal to the carpal bones and phalange ... our fingers. Thus, the metacarpophalangeal joint is the articulation where both the metacarpals and phalanges meet. There are five of these joints located within each hand, and the metacarpophalangeal ...

(11 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Marfan Syndrome

ian Antoin Marfan, it is an autosomal dominant genetic disorder distinguished by long limbs or long phalanges in proportion to the person's height. Since connective tissues are found throughout the bo ...

(5 pages) 19 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Foot And Shoe Assessment

ice in shoes.1. Foot Physiology 101 The Forefoot contains the five Metatarsal bones and the Phalanges (The toes). The first Metatarsal bone bears the most weight and plays the most important r ...

(6 pages) 8 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Foot And Shoe Assessment

ice in shoes.1. Foot Physiology 101 The Forefoot contains the five Metatarsal bones and the Phalanges (The toes). The first Metatarsal bone bears the most weight and plays the most important r ...

(6 pages) 654 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Masacres of Sabra and Shatila

are forbidden to enter the refugee camps. The "mopping-up" of the camps will be carried out by the Phalanges or the Lebanese army." The next day about 150 Israeli-allies entered the first camp. For t ...

(3 pages) 1034 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History