Flashcards in 8 - Skeletal System Deck (131)
The human body has ____ bones.
The ____ is an example of a long bone.
The hyoid is what type of bone?
Irregularly shaped bone
The joint where two bones meet.
Immovable joints are classified as _____
An example of a freely movable joint.
The ____ functions as a fulcrum.
The most plentiful levers in the body are _____
A meatus is ______
The coronal and sagittal sutures meet at the _____
Bone marrow produces ____ red blood cells every minute.
The end of a long bone is called the ______
The adductors of the thigh are ___ levers.
The articulating surfaces of synovial joints are referred to as ____
A cavity or slight depression on the skull.
The study of the skeletal system.
The branch of surgery concerned with the skeletal system.
Individual bone cells.
Cells that release stored mineral nutrients from the bones and produce substances that break down bone tissue to remove tissue that isn't needed.
_______ build bone cells, repair bone tissue and stores minerals for future use.
The hardest structure in the body; a calcified tissue that surrounds the pulp cavity of a tooth.
The hard, dense outer layer of bone.
The interior of the ends of the bone that is less dense, porous material that contains spaces filled with bone marrow.
The shaft of the long bone.
The internal space in long bones.
A layer of connective tissue lining the medullary cavity of the long bone.
A specialized connective tissue that covers the outer bone surface and acts as a connector to the tendons.
The production of electrical polarization in the material in the bone caused by mechanical stress.
The part of the skeleton which includes the skull, the hyoid, the bones of the thorax, and the vertebral column.