MOD F UNIT 1 VOCAB

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MOD F UNIT 1 VOCAB
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SKELETAL SYSTEM
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SKELETAL SYSTEM
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  1. Small space between muscles, tendons, and bones that are lined with synovial membrane and contain fluid, synovia?
    Bursa
  2. Shaft of a long bone?
    Diaphysis
  3. Though, connective tissue membrane lining the medullary canal & containing the bone marrow?
    Endosteum
  4. The ends of a developing bone?
    Epiphysis
  5. The big or great toe?
    Hallux
  6. Formation of blood or blood cells?
    Hemopoiesis
  7. Membrane that forms the covering of bones except at their articular surfaces?
    Periosteum
  8. List the main long bones?
    • Tibia
    • Femur
    • Humerus
    • Radius
  9. 206 bones that together with cartilage and ligaments make up the framwork of the body. (Bones provide the shape, structure, and protection)
    Skeletal system
  10. arthro-
    joint
  11. -blast
    immature cell, germ cell
  12. chon-
    cartilage
  13. calcane
    heel bone
  14. chondr/o
    cartilage
  15. dactylo
    finger or toe
  16. -ectomy
    excision
  17. -plasty
    surgical repair
  18. -osis
    condition of
  19. oste/o
    bone
  20. por
    a passage
  21. Process of moving a body part away from the middle?
    Abduction
  22. Surgical puncture of a joint for removal of fluid?
    arthrocentesis
  23. Inflammation of a joint?
    Arthritis
  24. Process of bending a limb?
    Flexion
  25. Process of straightening a flexed limb?
    Extension
  26. Process of lying prone (face down), also process of turning the hand so palms face downward
    Pronation
  27. Fracture that occurs at the ankle and affects both bones of the lower leg?
    Pott's fracture
  28. An air cavity within certain bones?
    Sinus
  29. A very large process of the femur?
    Trochanter
  30. A condition that results in reduction of bone mass?
    Osteoporosis
  31. A condition of lateral curvature of the spine?
    Scoliosis

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