11A10.10 - Model of the Human Skeleton - Bones

Code Number:
Demo Title:
Model of the Human Skeleton - Bones
Area of Study:
Physiology, Biology
Human Skeleton Model.

No advanced notice required.  Parts of the Skeleton are numbered and an explanation of these parts can be found in the file.

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