Mod F unit one vocab

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Mod F unit one vocab
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anatomy and physiology of the skeletal system
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  1. What are the bones of the spine?
    Vertebrae
  2. acro
    extremity
  3. plasia
    formation
  4. Surgical excision of a cartilage
    Chondrectomy
  5. Farther away from the surface
    Deep
  6. Inflammation of a joint
    arthritis
  7. Syn-
    together
  8. Science of the functions of cells, tissues, and organs
    physiology
  9. Very large process of the femur

    a large, rough projection
    Trochanter
  10. Cleido
    clavicle
  11. a condition that results in reduction of bone mass
    osteoporosis
  12. Surgical puncture of a joint for removal of fluid
    arthrocentesis
  13. Shaft of a long bone
    diaphysis
  14. -rrhexis
    rupture
  15. fracture occurs at the ankle and affects both bones of the lower leg (fibula and tibia)
    Pott's
  16. Study of the physical structure of the body and its organs
    Anatomy
  17. What does the dorsal cavity contain?
    • Cranial-brain
    • Spinal-spinal cord
  18. Pertaining to the finger or toe
    Dactylic
  19. Lying prone (face down), turning the hand so palms face downward
    pronation
  20. process of bending a limb
    flexion
  21. what does the ventral cavity contain?
    Thoracic cavity (chest) and Abdominopelvic cavity
  22. Membrane that forms the covering of bones
    periosteum
  23. Divides the body vertically down the front into left and right halves
    Median (sagital) plane
  24. Closest to the surface
    superficial
  25. Divides the body into front and back sections
    anterior-front
    posterior-back
    Frontal plane (coronal)
  26. Nearest point of attachment
    proximal
  27. Farther away from point of attachment
    distal
  28. An air cavity within certain bones
    Sinus
  29. A condition of lateral curvature of the spine
    scoliosis
  30. Seperates the top and bottom
    Transverse
  31. Immature bone cells that can develop into osteocytes
    osteoblast
  32. Movement away from the longundial axis of the body
    adduction
  33. Closest to midline
    medial
  34. Great or big toe
    hallux
  35. Surgical repair of the skull
    cranioplasty
  36. Study of cells
    cytology
  37. farther away from the midline (mid point)
    lateral
  38. Study of tissue
    Histology
  39. what are the functions of cells?
    • 1. carry oxygen and food
    • 2. perform specific duties
    • 3. gives off waste
    • 4. reproduces itself
    • 5. produce heat and energy
  40. Functions of the skeletal system
    • support
    • protection
    • storage
    • blood cell production
    • leverage
    • form
  41. divides the body into top and bottom sections
    Transverse plane
  42. pertaining to the heel bone
    calcaneal
  43. what are the three portions of the abdominopelvis cavity
    • upper portion-stomach, spleen, gallbladder, large and small intestines, pancreas
    • lower portion-bladder, part of large intestine, reproductive organs
    • Retroperitonal cavity-kidneys

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