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Ever heard the expression “use it or lose it”? That pithy phrase encapsulates Wolff’s law, an anatomical rule that describes how bone grows and changes over time. The law was developed by German surgeon Julius Wolff, whose name you will now always remember … Continue reading
Posted in Bioarchaeology, Bioarchaeology Vocab, Osteology Tagged Avengers, Captain America, human bone, Mjölnir, osteoblasts, osteology, Thor, Wolff's law, wolves 5 Comments
Abduction and Adduction
I always have a great time when I teach the anatomical terminology of movement because students find it so easy to engage with the material. In my Science of Skeletons class I began experimenting with a charades-style activity that required … Continue reading
Posted in Anatomy, Bioarchaeology Vocab Tagged abduction, adduction, anatomical terminology, anatomy, anthropology, Avengers, bioarchaeology, biomechanics, Chris Hemsworth, Mjölnir, movement, Norse Mythology, osteology, Thor 5 Comments