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ALH 122 Chap 15

ALH 122 Chap 15 - Senders, SPB Portland

articular cartilage thin layer of cartilage covering bone in joint spaces
bone hard connective tissue that composes the skeleton
calcium one of the minerals that make up bone
cancellous bone spongy bone
cartilage flexible, rubbery connective tissue, found in joints to prevent bones from rubbing on one another
compact bone hard, dense bone, usually found on the outer portion of the bone
cranial bones skull bones
diaphysis shaft of a long bone
epiphysis ends of a long bone
intervertebral disc cartilage discs in between the vertebral bones that act like shock absorbers
epiphyseal plate growth plates
osseous tissue bone tissue
osteoblast cell that makes bone
osteoclast cell that breaks down bone
periosteum membrane that covers bones
red bone marrow found in the spongy bone, where blood cells are made
yellow bone marrow found in the shaft of the long bones, does NOT make blood cells
sinus hollow air cavity within a bone
vertebra individual spine bones, separated by intervertebral discs
calc/o calcium
kyph/o hunchback
lordosis anterior curvature of the spine
lumb/o low back
myel/o bone marrow
orth/o straight
oste/o bone
scoli/o crooked, bent
scoliosis right to left curvature of the spine
orthopedist specialist working with bones and joints
kyphosis hunchback
lordosis normal anterior curvature of the spine (like your low back)
-malacia softening
-porosis pores
articulation joint
arthr/o joint
articul/o joint
chondr/o cartilage
synov/o synovial membrane, lines the inside of joints
fasci/o fascia, very thin sheaths of connective tissue that surround muscles
RA rheumatoid arthritis
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