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The Mechanical Adaptations of Bones

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Series: Princeton Legacy Library

By: John D Currey(Author)

Princeton University Press

Paperback | Jul 2014 | #215245 | ISBN-13: 9780691612171
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Hardback | May 2016 | #227997 | ISBN-13: 9780691640105
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A reprint of a classical work in the Princeton Legacy Library. Originally published in 1984.

The Mechanical Adaptations of Bones relates the mechanical and structural properties of bone to its function in man and other vertebrates. John Currey, one of the pioneers of modern bone research, reviews existing information in the field and particularly emphasizes the correlation of the structure of bone with its various uses.


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