Flashcards in Chapter 7 Deck (28):
Supports the limbs; Pertaining to the upper and lower limbs.
forms the longitudinal axis of the body, supports and protects the brain.
Protect the brain and guard the entrances to the digestive and respiratory systems.
The braincase; the skull bones that surround and protect the brain.
Protect and support the entrances to the digestive and respiratory tracts.
Septum wall, subdivides the nasal cavity.
A chamber or hollow in a tissue; a large, dilated vein; air filled chambers in the brain.
A fibrous joint between flat bones of the skull.
Inferior to the squamous portion, articulates with the temporal process of the zygomatic bone.
On the inferior surface, arks the site of articulation with the mandible.
An attachment site for muscles that rotate or extend the head.
The bones of the middle ear; malleus, incus, and stapes.
Inflammation and congestion of the sinuses.
A bent nasal septum that slows or prevents sinus drainage.
A Painful condition resulting from a misalignment of the mandible at the temporomandibular joint.
An injury causes by displacement of the cervical vertebrae during a sudden change in body position.
A relatively soft, flexible, fibrous region between two flat bones in the developing skull.
Tailbone, beneath the sacrum.
The terminal portion of the spinal column, consisting of relatively tiny, fused vertebrae.
The bony recess of the skull that contains the eyeball.
C1-C7 constitute the neck and extend inferiorly to the trunk.
T1-T12 form the superior portion of the back; each articulates with one or more pairs of ribs.
L1-L5 form the inferior portion of the back; the fifth articulates with the sacrum.
A bending backward or "swayback," both the abdomen and buttocks protrude abnormally.
Humbacked, bent, the normal thoracic curvature becomes exaggerated posteriorly, producing a "round-vack" appearance.
Crookedness, an abnormal lateral curvature of true spine.
A fibrous cartilage pad between the bodies of successive vertebrae that absorbs shocks.