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Musculoskeletal Voca

Medical Terminology

Bones are connected to one another by fibrous bands of tissue called: ligaments
Muscles are attached to bones by: tendons
Bones are complete organs made up of connective tissue called: osseous
The inner core of bones is comprised of what tissue? hematopoietic
What skeleton consists of the skull, rib cage and spine? axial skeleton
What skeleton is made up of the shoulder, collar, pelvic, arms and legs? appendicular skeleton
long bones bones that are very strong and are broad at the ends and have large surfaces for muscle attachment. The humerus and femur bones are examples of this.
short bones small bones with irregular shapes (found in the wrist and ankles)
flat bones bones found covering soft body parts (they are in the shoulder blades, ribs and pelvic bones)
sesamoid bones small, rounded bones that resemble a sesame seed (found near joints)
vertebrae the 26 bones in the spine
bones of the spine: Cervical neck bones
bones of the spine: Thoracic upper back
bones of the spine: Lumbar lower back
bones of the spine: sacral sacrum
bones of the spine: Coccygeal coccyx (tailbone)
What ribs are 1-7 and attach directly to the sternum in the front of the body? true ribs
What ribs are 8-10 and are attached to the upper sternum at one end? false ribs
What are ribs 11 and 12 that are not attached to anything? floating ribs
scapula shoulder blades
sprain a traumatic injury to a joint involving the soft tissue.
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