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  • Rigid
  • Solid skeletons can be internal, called an endoskeleton , or external, called an exoskeleton , and may be further classified as pliant (elastic/movable) or rigid (hard/non-movable). (wikipedia.org)
  • For additional structure or protection, pliant skeletons may be supported by rigid skeletons. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rigid skeletons are not capable of movement when stressed, creating a strong support system most common in terrestrial animals . (wikipedia.org)
  • Rigid skeletons are formed from materials including chitin (in arthropods), calcium compounds such as calcium carbonate (in stony corals and mollusks ) and silicate (for diatoms and radiolarians ). (wikipedia.org)
  • The helical shape formed by these fibers allows for elongation and shortening of the skeleton, while still remaining rigid to prevent torsion. (wikipedia.org)
  • bobsleigh
  • Soon afterward, in 1926, the International Olympic Committee declared bobsleigh and skeleton as Olympic sports and adopted the rules of the St. Moritz run as the officially recognized Olympic rules. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2015, the FIBT was renamed the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation (IBSF), and the Congress of the IBSF adopted its current governing statutes in 2016. (wikipedia.org)
  • 2017
  • After first stepping into the limelight, aged 16, at the Winter Youth Olympic Games 2012 in Innsbruck - where she was victorious - Jacqueline Lölling became European and world champion six years later in 2017, and won the IBSF Skeleton World Cup in 2017 and 2018. (olympic.org)
  • bone
  • The facial skeleton is composed of dermal bone and derived from the neural crest cells (also responsible for the development of the neurocranium, teeth and adrenal medulla) or from the sclerotome, which derives from the somite block of the mesoderm. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bone mass in the skeleton reaches maximum density around age 21. (wikipedia.org)
  • The skeleton is the site of haematopoiesis, the development of blood cells that takes place in the bone marrow. (wikipedia.org)
  • skulls
  • Figurines and images of skeletons doing routine things are common in Mexico's Day of the Dead celebration, where skulls symbolize life and their familiar circumstances invite levity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Twins
  • With The Skeleton Twins , comedic performers Kristen Wiig and Bill Hader rein in their manic antics to tap into the maudlin tale of estranged siblings in desperate need of each other. (cinemablend.com)
  • Scripted by Johnson and Mark Heyman, The Skeleton Twins follows Maggie (Wiig) and Milo (Hader), a thirty-something sister-brother duo who hasn't spoken for a decade. (cinemablend.com)
  • First and foremost, Wiig and Hader have an easy chemistry that makes The Skeleton Twins instantly affable. (cinemablend.com)
  • In them, we're given glimpses of who the Skeleton Twins were before the traumas and choices of their lives weighed them down. (cinemablend.com)
  • The Skeleton Twins has no sense of flow. (cinemablend.com)
  • The skeletons in the twins' closet make for rich opportunities for drama, but the way they are brought out lacks impact. (cinemablend.com)
  • Basically, The Skeleton Twins is an intriguing but disjointed dramedy. (cinemablend.com)
  • While The Skeleton Twins will help Hader and Wiig's growing reputations as actors, it's easy to imagine that a few more movies from now, this celebrated Sundance selection will be forgotten for more daring fare and emotionally lush fare. (cinemablend.com)
  • different
  • Similar modes of skeleton formation have evolved independently in different groups to fulfill similar needs. (britannica.com)
  • A skeleton knife refers to two different types of knives, a kitchen knife and an unadorned penknife. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hydrostatic skeletons can be controlled by several different muscle types. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although skeleton "sliders" use equipment similar to that of Cresta "riders", the two sports are different: while skeleton is run on the same track used by bobsleds and luge, Cresta is run on Cresta-specific sledding tracks only. (wikipedia.org)
  • Titanic Anatomy, Inc. splintered off into a new group with a different mission called Experimental Skeleton, Inc. Experimental Skeleton was to have many small venues finally landing proper in Seminole Heights where Florida Ave. was quickly becoming the breeding ground for galleries, artist studios, and transplants from the old Ybor City days now making it happen again (notably places like Viva la Frida' restaurant/gallery). (wikipedia.org)
  • evolutionary
  • NEW YORK - In a discovery sure to fuel an old debate about our evolutionary history, scientists have found a remarkably complete skeleton of a 3-year-old female from the ape-man species represented by "Lucy. (redorbit.com)
  • known
  • The cardiac skeleton , also known as the fibrous skeleton of the heart , is a high density single structure of connective tissue that forms and anchors the valves and influences the forces exerted through them. (wikipedia.org)
  • The less commonly known type of skeleton knife is a penknife that was made without bolsters or handle material and sold to jewelers or other artisans for final finishing. (wikipedia.org)
  • The team finds an old Indian man who tells them that Skeleton Man, known as Cottonmouth Joe, was a genocidal warrior who killed the old man's tribe and is now stalking the soldiers. (wikipedia.org)
  • First, as the communication/data access patterns are known in advance, cost models can be applied to schedule skeletons programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • That it was known that their marching may cause riots was not found to be a breach of the law, as it was the actions of antagonistic parties including the Skeleton Army which led directly to the riotous behaviour. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skeleton is a winter sliding sport in which a person rides a small sled, known as a skeleton bobsled (or -sleigh), down a frozen track while lying face down (prone). (wikipedia.org)
  • functional
  • The first thing is to define a new instance of the skeleton with the functional code that fills the pattern (ShouldSplit, SplitList, Sort, MergeList). (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • The valve rings, central body and skeleton of the heart consisting of collagen are impermeable to electrical propagation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Skeleton (Gr., a dried body, from σκέλ. (chestofbooks.com)
  • The skeleton is the body part that forms the supporting structure of an organism . (wikipedia.org)
  • Judging by how well it was preserved, the skeleton may have come from a body that was quickly buried by sediment in a flood, the researchers said. (redorbit.com)
  • The skeleton (from Greek σκελετός, skeletós "dried up") is the body part that forms the supporting structure of an organism. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is the medial core of the body and connects the pelvis to the body, where the appendix skeleton attaches. (wikipedia.org)
  • commonly
  • The parts most commonly showcased by a skeleton design are those exhibiting either the most movement or the most attractive design. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • High quality Skeleton inspired T-Shirts by independent artists and designers from around the world.All orders are custom made and most ship worldwide within 24 hours. (redbubble.com)
  • In the case of skeleton wristwatches, the back will usually be made of sapphire crystal or another clear material that affords easy examination of the parts protected within both from the front and from behind. (wikipedia.org)
  • Despite Dickens' assertions, skeleton suits were made in various colors. (wikipedia.org)
  • animals
  • skeleton: structure and function The skeleton provides to various animals support and protection and facilitates movement. (britannica.com)
  • Such a skeleton type used by animals that live in water are more for protection (such as barnacle and snail shells) or for fast-moving animals that require additional support of musculature needed for swimming through water. (wikipedia.org)
  • Type
  • A skeleton is a type of physically manifested undead often found in fantasy, gothic and horror fiction, and mythical art. (wikipedia.org)
  • species
  • The skeleton tarantula, Ephebopus murinus, is a species of spider belonging to the family Theraphosidae (tarantulas), sub-family Aviculariinae. (wikipedia.org)
  • movement
  • In addition to its supportive function, the animal skeleton may provide protection, facilitate movement, and aid in certain sensory functions. (britannica.com)
  • The skeleton facilitates movement in a variety of ways, depending on the nature of the animal. (britannica.com)
  • The skeleton serves six major functions: support, movement, protection, production of blood cells, storage of minerals and endocrine regulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • small
  • For each skeleton, carefully thread the stick end of the marshmallow head through the small hole of a pretzel, slowly twisting the pretzel from side to side as you push it up toward the head, stopping about 1/2 inch below the head. (womansday.com)
  • As a general rule, large flying birds have proportionally greater pneumaticity in the skeleton than small ones. (britannica.com)
  • A skeleton suit was an outfit of clothing for small boys, popular from about 1790 to the late 1820s, after which it increasingly lost favor with the advent of trousers. (wikipedia.org)
  • structure
  • While not a "true" skeleton , it does provide structure and support for the heart, as well as isolating the atria from the ventricles. (wikipedia.org)
  • together
  • For example, when in April 1884 the owner of an alcohol shop in Worthing objected to Salvation Army criticism concerning the selling of alcoholic beverages, 4,000 "Skeletons" joined together in that town in direct opposition to the Salvationists. (wikipedia.org)
  • generally
  • Generally there is either no dial present in a skeleton clock, the dial is clear, or it has been limited to a ring around the edge of the case to provide a mounting surface for the hour markers. (wikipedia.org)
  • several
  • The skeleton has been nicknamed "Selam," which means "peace" in several Ethiopian languages. (redorbit.com)
  • Skeleton man ends his pursuit of them and heads to a nearby chemical plant where he kills several workers, two guards, the manager and several scientists. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition, several authors have published construction manuals on skeleton clocks in clockmaking and model engineering journals in the UK and USA, several of which (UK) have ceased operations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Several publications have noted Skeleton Tree's lyrical themes of loss and death, particularly in relation to the death of Cave's son Arthur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Olympic
  • After the World Championships, Jacqueline prepared for PyeongChang 2018 in the most convincing of ways: the final of the skeleton World Cup was also an Olympic test event, taking place on 17 March on the Alpensia track. (olympic.org)
  • Previously, skeleton bob appeared in the Olympic program in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in 1928 and again in 1948. (wikipedia.org)
  • When the Winter Olympic Games were held at St. Moritz in 1928 and 1948, the Cresta Run was included in the program, marking the only two times skeleton was included as an Olympic event before its permanent addition in 2002 to the Winter Games. (wikipedia.org)
  • It was not until 2002, however, that skeleton itself was added to the Olympic program with the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. (wikipedia.org)
  • major
  • There is no official definition of a skeleton clock per se, but a major portion of the main parts of the timepiece should be openly visible from the front of the clock and most often from the back as well in order for it to be considered and accepted as a skeleton clock. (wikipedia.org)
  • film
  • For the film, see Skeletons (film) . (wikipedia.org)
  • Skeleton Man is a 2004 Sci Fi Pictures original film directed by Johnny Martin and starring Michael Rooker and Casper Van Dien. (wikipedia.org)
  • One More Time with Feeling, a documentary film about the aftermath of Cave's son's death and the recording process of Skeleton Tree, accompanied the album's release. (wikipedia.org)
  • Directed by Andrew Dominik, the film received a limited release and was conceived by Cave to explain the context and themes of Skeleton Tree without conducting interviews with the media. (wikipedia.org)
  • Army
  • The Skeleton Army was a diffuse group, particularly in Southern England, that opposed and disrupted The Salvation Army's marches against alcohol in the late 19th century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Alhough George Scott Railton, second in command of the Salvation Army, claimed the Skeleton Army first started in Weston-super-Mare in 1881, contemporary press reports show that it first appeared in Exeter in October 1881. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Skeleton Army first appeared in Weston-super-Mare, reported the Dublin-based Freeman's Journal in March 1882. (wikipedia.org)
  • at the appeal hearing it was stated that the Skeleton Army was founded in Weston-super-Mare. (wikipedia.org)
  • the collector told me that the object of the Skeleton Army was to put down the Salvationists by following them about everywhere, by beating a drum and burlesquing their songs, to render the conduct of their processions and services impossible. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Triumph of Death is a 1562 painting by Pieter Bruegel the Elder depicting an army of skeletons raiding a town and slaughtering everyone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Undead skeletons have been portrayed in fantasy films such as The 7th Voyage of Sinbad (1958), Jason and the Argonauts (1963), Army of Darkness (1992), The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993), and Corpse Bride (2005). (wikipedia.org)
  • Back
  • As the film's credits begin to roll, they suddenly reverse and show Skeleton Man back on his horse in the woods, thus indicating that he has survived. (wikipedia.org)
  • lower
  • The cardiac skeleton separates and partitions the atria (the smaller, upper two chambers) from the ventricles (the larger, lower two chambers). (wikipedia.org)
  • Second, that algorithmic skeleton programming reduces the number of errors when compared to traditional lower-level parallel programming models (Threads, MPI). (wikipedia.org)