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skeleton test review

review for test on skeletal system

skeletal system support, hematopoiesis, storage of minerals
epiphysis end of long bone, the area where growth occurs
greenstick incomplete fracture, usually occurs in children
sex of bones can use pelvis to determine
hematopoiesis red blood cell production, carried out in the red bone marrow
Epiphyseal plate growth plate, area bones grow in length from, located at the end of long bones
axial skeleton trunk area of the skeleton
mastoiditis inflammation of the the sinuses in the temporal bonew
cervical vertebra 7 total in the neck area, atlas and axis are the first two
thoracic vertebra chest area, 12 total
lumbar vertebra lower back, 5 total
patella knee cap
metatarsal bones form the arch of the foot
metacarpal bones form the palm of hand
femur longest heavies bone in body, used to determine the height of the skeleton
talus ankle bones
scoliosis lateral curving of spine
lordosis lumbar curving, sway back
hyoid only bone in body that doesn't articulate (connect to another bone) located behind the tounge
Hyaline cartilage tissue that is the forerunner of bones in the embryo
osteoblast build bones
osteoclast break down bones
compound fracture bone penetrates the skin
long bone contains a diaphysis, epiphysis and is curved for strength
Created by: TeresaGentry