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Skeletal system2012

Diaphysis the shaft, or middle section, of a long bone
Ligaments fiburous tissue that connects bone to bone
Appendicular skeleton the bones that form the limbs or extremities of the body
Foramia a passage or opening; a hole in a bone through which blood vessels or nerves pass
Endosteum membrane lining the medullary canal of the bone
Red marrow soft tissue in the epiphyses of long bones
Sutures surgical stitch used to join the edges of an incision or wound; also, an area where bones join or fuse together
Sinuses cavity or air space in bone
Fontanels allow for the enlargement of the skull as brain growth occurs
Epiphysis the end or head at the extremity of a long bone
Joints an articulation, or area where two bones meet or join
Axial Skeleton the bones of the skull, rib cage, and spinal column; the bones that form the trunk of the body
Periosteum fiburous membrane that covers the bones except at joints areas
Medullary canal inner, or central, portion of a long bone
Yellow Marrow soft tissue in the diaphyses of long bones
Created by: sbe