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Appendicular skeleton: Forms the extremities and is composed of the shoulder girdle , armbones , pelvic girdle , and leg bones.
Axial skeleton: forms the main trunk of the body and is composed of the skull , spinal column , ribs , and breastbone.
Carpals: bone of the wrist.
Clayicles: Collar bones.
Cranium: the spherical structure that surrounds and protects the brain.
Endosteum: A membrane that lines the medullary canal and keeps the yellow marrow intact.
Epiphysis: The end or head at the extremity of a long bone.
Femur: Thigh bone of the leg , the longest and strongest bone in the body.
Fibula: outer and smaller bone of the lower leg.
Fontansis: Spaces , or soft spots , allow for the enlargement of the skull as brain growth occurs.
Humerous: long bone of the upper arm.
Joints: An articullation , or area where two bonesmeet or join.
Ligaments: fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone.
Medullary canal: Inner or central portion of a long bone.
Metacarpals: palm of the hand.
Metatarsals: Bone of the hand between the wrist and each finger.
Os-coxae: The hipbone , formed by the union of the ilum , ischlum , and pubis.
Patella: The knee cap.
Periasteum: fibrous membrane that covers the bone except at joint areas.
Pholonges: Bones of the fingers and toes.
Radius: Long bone of the forearm , between the wrist and elbow.
Red marrow: soft tissue in the epiphyses.
Ribs: Also called (costae) Twelve pairs of narrow , curved bones that surround the thoaric cavity.
Scapula: Shoulder blade or bone.
Sinuses: cavity or air space in a bone.
Skeletal System: Made of organs called bones.
Sternum: breastbone
Sutures: surgical stiten used to join the edges of an incision or wound , also an area where bones join or fuse together.
Tarsals: One of seven bones that forms the instep of the foot.
Tibia: Inner and larger bone of the lower leg , between the wrist and elbow.
Vertebrae: bones of the spinal column.
Yellow marrow: soft tissue in the diaphyses of long bones.
Created by: laztheodore