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Blue Whales

Quentin R. Walsh

in The Whaling Expedition of the Ulysses 1937–38

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034799
eISBN:
9780813039688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034799.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

During all the centuries of whaling the blue whale has been one of the few species that could not be caught in sufficient number to make its taking commercially profitable. The species was too ... More


Skin and fascia

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0013
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Skin is a specialized boundary tissue which forms the entire external surface of the body and is continuous with mucosa lining the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and urinogenital tracts at their ... More


Embryonic development—the first few weeks

Martin E. Atkinson

in Anatomy for Dental Students

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199234462
eISBN:
9780191917455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199234462.003.0014
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Dentistry

Embryology is a fascinating subject and is the foundation of the development, growth, and maturation of all the cells, organs, and tissues of the body. Strictly, embryology is the study of the ... More


Review of Pharmacologic Concepts

Sigmund F. Zakrzewski (ed.)

in Environmental Toxicology

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195148114
eISBN:
9780197565629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195148114.003.0007
Subject:
Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry

Early scientific knowledge recognized two basic types of substances: beneficial ones (such as foods and medicines), and harmful ones (those that cause sickness or death). The latter were designated ... More


Skin and Bones—and Muscle Too

Kenneth Douglas

in Bioprinting: To Make Ourselves Anew

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
June 2021
ISBN:
9780190943547
eISBN:
9780197558164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190943547.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biotechnology

Abstract: This chapter recounts bioprinting studies of skin, bone, skeletal muscle, and neuromuscular junctions. The chapter begins with a study of bioprinted skin designed to enable the creation of ... More


The integument: The skin and associated structures

Derek Burton and Margaret Burton

in Essential Fish Biology: Diversity, structure, and function

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198785552
eISBN:
9780191827433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785552.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Aquatic Biology, Animal Biology

The skin is the boundary between fish and environment and possesses important boundary functions such as protection and camouflage. Fish skin is mucigenic, contrasting with keratinized skin in ... More


Integumentary system

Jacinta Kelly and Joan Simons

in Clinical Skills in Children's Nursing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199559039
eISBN:
9780191917837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199559039.003.0024
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Nursing Skills

The skin is an organ that serves many functions in maintaining homeostasis in the body (Bryant, 2000). A wide range of diseases manifest in changes in the skin and its appendages, and because the ... More


Management of Eyelid Retraction

Alexander Taich and Adam S. Hassan

in Surgery of the Eyelid, Lacrimal System, and Orbit

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195340211
eISBN:
9780197562574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195340211.003.0015
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

Eyelid retraction has numerous causes. Most notably eyelid retraction is caused by thyroid eye disease (TED), trauma, and postsurgical changes. The upper eyelid margin is typically measured at 3.5 ... More


Complications of the Anophthalmic Socket

John D. McCann and Chun Cheng Lin Yang

in Surgery of the Eyelid, Lacrimal System, and Orbit

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195340211
eISBN:
9780197562574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195340211.003.0031
Subject:
Clinical Medicine and Allied Health, Ophthalmology

The anophthalmic socket is subject to four major deformities: enophthalmos, exposure, eyelid malposition, and socket contraction. Enophthalmos occurs when there is a lack of soft tissue volume, ... More


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