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A&P Skeletal System

Skeletal System, major bones and parts of your pelvis

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Functions of the skeletal systems support movement storage blood formation protection
short bones cube shaped bones
long bones bones with a shaft and a head
osteocytes mature bone cells
osteoblasts bone forming cells
osteoclasts bone destroying cells
flat bones thin and flattened bones
irregular bones irregular shape
greenstick fracture incomplete, happens in children
depressed fracture pressed inwards
impacted fracture forced together
spiral fracture ragged break
compression fracture crushed
comminuted fracture fragmented
porosis porous
arthro join
oligo few
physis growth
itis inflammation
scoli twisted
ortho straight
uria in the urine
osteo bone
emia in the blood
lacuna lake
adipo fat
clast break
medull marrow
oss bone
erythro red
ax axis
glio glue
blast immature
cost rib
hem blood
leuko white
neuro nerve
dia through
stria striped
chondro cartilage
append to hang
sternum flat center of chest
manubrium upper part of sternum
clavicle collarbones
true ribs connect to sternum
cervical vertebrae neck vertebrae
lumbar vertebrae lower back
thoracic vertebrae upper back
scapula shoulder blade
floating ribs do not attach
false ribs attach to the sternum by cartilage
body main part of the sternum
xiphoid process smallest part below the sternum
metatarsals feet
femur thigh
patella kneecap
tarsals ankle
phalanges fingers and toes
sacrum end of the spine
ischium bottom part of the pelvis
radius lower arm, thumb side
tibia lower leg, inside
pubic symphysis where the two sides of the hip meet
coccyx tailbone
metacarpals hand
carpals wrist
pubis anterior part of the pelvis
humerus upper arm
iliac top of the ilium
ulna lower arm, pinky side
ilium largest part of the pelvis
fibula lower leg, outside
sphenoid behind and below the eyes
foramen magnum hole where the spinal cord is
cranium main part of the skull
nasal bridge of the nose
occipital back of the head
mandible jaw
fontanelle hole in the middle of a baby's head
maxilla sinus area
temporal temple
zygomatic cheekbone
ethmoind between frontal
facial facebones
frontal forehead
parietal side of the cranium
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