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WK5 skeleton

Wk5 the skeleton

Axial skeleton Skull, vertebral and rib cage
Skull Eight cranial nerves form brain case, also protects the eyes and ears. 14 bones make up the face. The immovable joints between these bones are called Sutures.
Para nasal sinuses mucus lined cavities inside cranial and facial bones that surround the nasal cavity
Vertebral column consist of 26 vertebral bones. Supports trunk and head; encloses and protects the spinal cord in the vertebral canal. Disc of fibrous cartilage absorb shock
Rib cage Sternum and *12 pairs of ribs protect thoracic and upper abdominal organs
Appendicular Skeleton Bones of the arms, legs, shoulders and pelvic girdles.
Joints Articulations. Classification based on amount of movement
Synarthrosis Immoveable-a type of joint which permits very little or no movement under normal conditions. Most synarthrosis joints are fibrous.(Sutures)
Amphiarthrosis Slightly movable (vertebra)
Diarthrosis (Freely movable) Any of several types of bone articulation permitting free motion in a joint, as that of the shoulder or hip.
Synovial joints contains synovial fluid (knee) A Synovial joint, also known as a diarthrosis, is the most common and most movable type of joint in the body of a mammal.
Created by: blood guy



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