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A skeletal building structure is a steel frame that is built to support a large building or skyscraper. The structure consists of metal beams forming vertical columns crossed with steel girders for stability. More »

The protein-building structures contained in all cells are ribosomes. Thousands of these structures are present in cells, with more present in cells that make lots of proteins. Ribosomes take the genetic message of DNA a... More »

As opposed to man-made structures, natural structures are those forms that stand on their own and take a specific configuration but are not made by humans, including things like beehives, rock arches, canyons, eggshells,... More »

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An endoskeleton is the skeletal structure possessed by all human beings and by many animals; it is composed of a support scaffold made of mineralized tissue forming either bone or cartilage. All vertebrates possess these... More »

Exercise influences the skeletal system primarily by the impact on the bones and the enhancement of muscle mass and power, according to Nature.com. This triggers a remodeling of bones, ligaments and tendons, which are ma... More »

According to Brian Mackenzie for Sports Coach, the skeletal system responds to exercise by increasing the strength and flexibility of muscles. Exercising regularly improves body balance and muscle tone and eases pressure... More »

A fetal skeletal system contains over 300 bones. These bones are made almost exclusively out of soft cartilage and eventually fuse into an adult skeleton. More »