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skeletal system

chapter 3

Act as the framework for the body, protect the internal organs, and store the mineral calcium. Bones - oss/e, oss/i, oste/o, ost/o
Red bone marrow forms some blood cells. Yellow bone marrow stores fat. Bone Marrow - myel/o (also means spinal cord)
Creates a smooth surface for motion within the joints and protects the ends of the bones. Cartilage - chondr/o
Work with the muscles to make a variety of motions possible. Joints - arthr/o
Connect one bone to another. Ligaments - ligament/o
Forms the lining of synovial joints and secretes synovial fluid. Synovial Membrane - synovi/o, synov/o
Lubricant that makes smooth joint movements possible. Synovial Fluid - synovi/o, synov/o
Cushions areas subject to friction during movement. Bursa - burs/o
Created by: hitdental