Hydrostatic Skeleton

Science / Biology / Hydrostatic Skeleton: Fluid-filled closed chambers that give support and shape to the body in organisms such as jellyfish and earthworms. No to be confused with the water-vascular system of echinoderms.

Hydrostatic Skeleton

Science / Biology / Hydrostatic Skeleton: Fluid-filled closed chambers that give support and shape to the body in organisms such as jellyfish and earthworms. No to be confused with the water-vascular system of echinoderms. MORE

Hydrostatic Test

Technology / Rockets / Hydrostatic Test: Important operation used to determine the suitability of a vessel or motor chamber for pressure containment. Done with water-filled units taken to high pressures with small hand piston pumps (system i MORE

Exoskeleton

Science / Biology / Exoskeleton: A hard, jointed, external covering that encloses the muscles and organs of an organism; typical of many arthropods including insects. MORE

Endoskeleton

Science / Biology / Endoskeleton: An internal supporting skeleton with muscles on the outside; in vertebrates, consists of the skull, spinal column, ribs, and appendages. MORE

Axial Skeleton

Science / Biology / Axial Skeleton: The skull, vertebral column, and rib cage; one of the two components of the skeleton in vertebrates. MORE

Cytoskeleton

Science / Biology / Cytoskeleton: A three-dimensional network of microtubules and filaments that provides internal support for the cells, anchors internal cell structures, and functions in cell movement and division. MORE

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