Flashcards in Chapter 10: Musculoskeletal System Deck (51)
joint; place of union between two or more bones
production of blood; performed by bone marrow
connective tissue that connects bone to bone
connective tissue binds muscle to bone; muscle contracts by the tendon, the bone joint provides movement
attached to bones and provide movement; VOLUNTARY
assists in internal processes like digestion, circulation, and urination; INVOLUNTARY
only in the heart wall; INVOLUNTARY
bones are held together by?
calcium and other minerals
long main portion of the bone; "shaft"
distal and proximal epiphysis
two ends of the bone
what are the three types of muscles ?
skeletal, smooth, cardiac
smooth muscle voluntary or involuntary?
what are the four types of bones?
short, long, flat, irregular
All combining forms end in what letter?
o except for pelvis it can end in I or o
inflammation of ribs and cartilage
act of measuring the pelvis
malignant tumor of connective tissue and muscle
cell that breaks down bone
inflammation around the bone
pertaining to under or below the ribs
pertaining to the sternum (breastbone) and ribs
pain in the calcaneum (heel bone)
tumor composed of muscle
binding, fixation, of a bone or joint
rupture of muscle
abnormal condition of being stiff, bent, or crooked
weakness or debility of muscle