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appendicular skeleton the bone that from the limbs or extremities of the body
axial skeleton the bones of the skull rid cage,and spinal column the bones that form the trunk of the body
carpals bone of the wrist
clavicles collarbone
cranium part of the skull,the eight bones of the head that enclose the braim ,is the spherical structure that surrouds and protects the brain.
diaphysis the shaft,or middle section of a long bone(arms and legs)
femur thigh bone of the leg,the longest and strongestbone in the body
fibula outer and smaller bone of the lower leg
fontanels spaces or "soft spots",allow for the enlargement of the skull as brain growth occurs
foramina a passge or opening ,a hole in a bone through which blood vessels
humarus is a long bone in the arm or forelimb that runs from the shoulder to the elbow.Anatomically, it connects the scapula and the lower arm (consisting of the radius and ulna)
joints is the location at which two or more bones make contact.They are constructed to allow movement and provide mechanical support, and are classified structurally and functionally.
ligament A sheet or band of tough, fibrous tissue connecting bones or cartilages at a joint or supporting an organ.
endosteum membrane lining the medullary cand of a bone(keeps the yellow marrow intact.
epiphysis the end or head at the extremityof a long bone.
medullary canal Central cavity of long bone and spongy bone through which medullary canals allow blood vessels to pass(shaft of a long bone).
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