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Chapter 7

skeletal system

appendicular skeleton bone making up the limbs, pelvis, and shoulder areas
articulation the site of close approximation of two or more bones
axial skeleton the skeleton that forms the central supporting axis of the body
carpal bones small bones of the wrist
condyle rounded knob; usually fits into a fossa on another bone to form a joint
crest a moderately raised ridge
epicondyle a bump superior to a condyle
facet a flat surface
false pelvis portion of the pelvis that extends between the edges of the iliac bones
fontannel un-fused area of an infant's skull
fossa a furrow or depression
foramen a round opening in a bone; usually a passageway for vessels and nerves
head the prominent; expanded end of a bone
kyphosis an exaggerated throacic curvature
meatus a tube-like opening
process a projection or raised area
scoliosis a lateral curvature of the spine
sinus cavity in the skull filled with air
sulcus groove or elongated depression
sutures immovable joints of the skull
trochanter a large process; found only on the femur
true pelvis portion of the pelvis that extends between the pelvic brim
tubercle a small, round process
tuberosity a rough, raised bump, usually for muscle attachment
Created by: lindstromjPN110