What is it called when your bones set after you die?

Answer Rigor mortis is a condition that affects the muscles, not the bones. It is a chemical condition that occurs after death. It isn't permanent, it usually disappears after 24 hours. Then the body g... Read More »

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What is a stream called when it only has water in it after rain events?

The U.S. Geologic Survey refers to this type of streambed as an arroyo. Heavy rains produce a steep-sided, flat stream channel that cuts deeply into loosened rock materials during heavy rains. Othe... Read More »

Is it harmful to your body when you make your bones/joints click?

If you mean like popping your knuckles, then, no, it is not detrimental.

What is the scientific study of the anatomy, structure&function of bones called?

Osteology, the scientific study of bones, is a sub-discipline of both anthropology and archeology. It includes studying the structure, function and diseases of bones. Scientists often use it to ide... Read More »

What Are the Three Bones That Conduct Sound to the Inner Ear Called?

The human ear requires three small bones in the middle ear to transmit vibrations from the eardrum, or tympanic membrane, to the inner ear and then to the brain. These three bones--malleus, incus a... Read More »