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Superior

Towards the head.

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Inferior

Away from the head

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Anterior

The front of the body

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Posterior

The back of the body

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Medial

Middle of the body

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Lateral

the sides of the body

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Proximal

near the trunk

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Distal

away from the trunk

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superficial

toward the surface of the body

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deep

inside the body

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3 functions of bone

assists movement
blood cell production
protection of organs

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how many bones

206

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what is the epiphysis

the growth plate

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what is cartilage

flexible connective tissue

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function-muscles

generate movement
maintain body heat
maintain postural alignment

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function- tendons

connect muscle to bone

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function-ligaments

connect bone to bone

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what is joint capsule

a thin sac containing fluid, which surrounds an entire joint

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what is flexion

the decreasing of the angle at a joint

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what is extension

the increasing of the angle at a joint