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Skeletal System LMS

Key words from the skeletal system

QuestionAnswer
Has a head-body-head Long Bone
As wide as it is long Short Bone
Protects a vital organ Flat Bone
Doesn't fit into one of the other bone types Irregular Bone
How many bones do we have when we are born? 270
How many bones do we have as an adult 206
Cushions Bone cartilage
Keeps joints stable Ligament
Muscle to muscle or muscle to bone Tendon
Breaks the skin Open fracture
Does not break the skin Closed Fracture
Has 80 bones in this system Axial
Has 126 bones in this system Appendicular
It is when the bones become fragile and more likely to break Osteoporosis
A joint disorder where the cartilage wears away Osteoarthritis
This type of joint is found in the intercarpals Gliding
This joint is found in the elbow or the knee hinge
This type of fracture is caused by a direct traumactic injury Transverse
This type of joint is found in the hip or should Ball & Socket
This type of joint is found in the cranium Fixed
This type of fracture is on one side of the bone (and found alot in children) Greenstick
This type of fracture is caused by a twisting motion Spiral
Provides structure and protection Skeletal System
This type of joint is found on top of the neck Pivot
This type of fracture is a break in a angle and is the rarest Oblique
Created by: mrdavis