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Skeletal Vocabulary1

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Epiphysis The end or head at the extremity of a long bone.
Fontanels Allow fot the enlargment of the skull as a brain growth occurs.
Sinuses Air spaces in the bones of the skull that act as resonatin chambers for the voice.
Sutures Areas where the cranial bones have joined together.
Foramina Openings in the bones that allow nerves and blood vessels to enter or leave the bone.
Appendicular Skeleton Forms the extremities and is composed of the shoulder girdle, arm bones, pelvic girdle, and leg bones.
Red Marrow Is found in certain bones such as the vertebrae, ribs, sternum, and cranium, and in the proximal ends of the humerus and femur, It produces red blood cells and some white blood cells.
Joints Areas where two or more bones join together.
Axial Skeleton Forms the main trunk of the body and is composed of the skull, spinal colum, ribs, and breastbone.
Periosteum The outside of bone is covered with a tough membrane.
Medullary Canal Inner, or central, portion of a long bone.
Diaphysis The shaft, or middle section, of a long bone.
Ligaments Fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone.
Yellow Marrow Soft tissue in the diaphyses of long bones
Endosteum Membrane lining the medullary canal of a bone
Viseral Muscle
Excitability
Flexion
Insertion
Fascia
Origin
Tendons
Cardiac Muscle
Skeletal Muscle
Extension
Contract
Elasticty
Circumduction
Adduction
Abduction
Rotation
Muscle Tone
Contracture
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Created by: OscarMonroe