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Skeletal Formation

This animation details the components of the fetal skeletal system and illustrates the process of bone development through ossification of the membranes and cartilage.

Skeletal Formation

Review Date: 5/20/2017

Reviewed By: John D. Jacobson, MD, Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda Center for Fertility, Loma Linda, CA. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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