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HS skeletal system

Word roots

Carp Wrist (carpals)
contra Against
Glyc Sweet
Marco Large
Para Beside
Oste, oss, ost Bone
Chrondr cartilage
arthr Joint
Myel Spinal cord/ bone marrow
Ligament Ligament
Posterior Back
Anterior Front
Lateral Sides
Diarthrosis freely movable
Amphiarthrosis Slightly movable
synarthrosis immovable joint
Appendicular skeleton portion of the skeleton of vertebrae
axial skeleton bones of the head and trunk of a vertebrae
osteoclast destroy bone
Osteoblast Build bone
Osteocyte Hold bone together
Functions of skeletal system Shape & support, Movement, Protect organs, Storage of Ca & P
Bone to bone ligament
# of bones in human body 206
Cranial bones? Frontal, parietal, accipital, temparal
Cartilage? Tissues that cushions bones
Cervical vertebrae? 7
thoracic vertebrae 12
Lumbar vertebrae 5
Osteoporosis ?
Sprain Tearing or stretching of ligaments
Types of joints Fixed Sliding Pivot Hinge Ball & socket
Created by: paritabajadeja
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