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Skeletal system

Appendicular Skeleton the portion of the skeleton of vertebrates consisting of the bones that support the appendages
Axial Skeleton the part of the skeleton that consists of the bones of the head and trunk of a vertebrate.
Diaphysis the shaft or central part of a long bone.
Endosteum a thin vascular membrane of connective tissue that lines the inner surface of the bony tissue that forms the medullary cavity of long bones
Epiphysis the end part of a long bone, initially growing separately from the shaft.
Foramania an opening, hole, or passage, especially in a bone.
Fontanels a space between the bones of the skull in an infant or fetus, where ossification is not complete and the sutures not fully formed.
Joints a structure in the human or animal body at which two parts of the skeleton are fitted together.
Ligaments a short band of tough, flexible fibrous connective tissue which connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a joint.
Medullary Canal the central cavity of bone shafts where red bone marrow is stored.
Periosteum a dense layer of vascular connective tissue enveloping the bones except at the surfaces of the joints.
Red Marrow It is the place where new blood cells are produced.
Skeletal System The framework of the body
Sutures an immovable junction between two bones, such as those of the skull.
Created by: torilynn