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Skeletal System


skeletal system made of organs called bones: framework, protection, levers, production of blood cells, and storage.
diaphysis The shaft,or middle section of a long bone.
epiphysis the end or head at the extremity of along bone.
medulary canal inner, or central portion of a long bone.
yellow marrow soft tissue in the diaphyses of long bones.
endosteum a membrane that lines the medullary canal and keeps yellow marrow intact; produces some bone growth.
red marrow soft tissue in the epiphyses of long bones.
periosteum fibrous membrane that covers the bones except at joint areas (contains blood vessels,lymph vessels,and necessary for bone growth,repairthutnition.
axial skeleton the bones of the skull,rib cage,andspinal column:the bones that form the trunk of the body
appendicular skeleton forms the extremities and is composed of the shoulder girdle,arm bones,peluic girdle,and leg bones
cranium the sphenical structure that surrounds+protedstha it is made of 8 bones:1 frontal;2 panetal;2 temporal;l occipital; lethmoid;1 sphenoid;at birth-not solid bone.
fontanels soft spots
Created by: Natasha Jansen