Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Skeletal Vocabulary1

My Vocabulary

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
Cardiac Muscle
Skeletal Muscle
Muscle Tone
Created by: OscarMonroe