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Skeleton MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Skeleton
Tree Number(s)
A02.835
Unique ID
D012863
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012863
Annotation
the bony frame as a whole; avoid: use BONE AND BONES instead; "skeletal" in titles is probably "bone" = BONE AND BONES
Scope Note
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.
See Also
Bone and Bones
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2015/06/15
Skeleton Preferred
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