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61

What is the condition of the joining of the fingers or toes, giving them a webbed appearance?

syndactyly

62

What is surgical repair of a ligament?

syndesmoplasty

63

What is inflammation of a tendon?

tendinitis

64

________ consists of the shoulder bones, collar bones, pelvic bones, arms and legs

appendicular skeleton

65

_____ is the joint between bones/cartilage

articulation

66

The _______ consists of the skull, rib cage, and spine

axial skeleton

67

What is bone depression?

a groove, opening or hollow space

68

Raised or projected areas are known as ______

bone process

69

_____ are sacs of fluid located between the bones of the joint and the tendons that hold the muscles in place

bursa

70

What is another name for flexible connective tissue?

Cartilage

71

Tough fibrous covering of the muscles is known as _____

fascia

72

_____ are fibrous bands of tissue that attach bones to other bones

Ligaments

73

Tissue that is composed of cells with the ability to contract and relax is _____

muscle

74

What are bands of tissue that attach muscle to bones?

tendons

75

One of the 26 bones of the spine is the _____

vertebra