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osteoclast

break down bone

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periosteum

membrane surrounding bone

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phosphorus

found in bone with calcium

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pubic symphysis

coming together of the two pubic bones in the pelvis by a fibrocartilaginous disk

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red bone marrow

site of hematopoeisis

36

ribs

twelve pairs of curved bone in chest; true-first 7 pairs; false-8-10; floating-11&12

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sella turcia

depression in the sphenoid bone where pituitary gland is located

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sinus

hollow air cavity within bone

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styloid process

pole-like process extending downward from the temporal bone on each side of the skull

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suture

immovable joint between bones

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temporomandibular joint

connection on either side of the head between the temporal bone of the skull and mandibular bone of the jaw

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trabeculae

supporting bundles of bony fibers in spongy bone

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trochanter

large process at the neck of the femur; attachment site of tendons

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tubercle

rounded, small process on bone; attachment site of muscles and tendons

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tuberosity

rounded process on bone; attachment site of muscles and tendons

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vertebra

segment of spine

47

xiphoid process

lower, narrow portion of the sternum

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yellow bone marrow

fatty tissue in medullary cavity

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calc/o, calci/o

calcium

50

kyph/o

humpback, hunchback

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lamin/o

lamina

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lord/o

curve, swayback

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lumb/o

loins, lower back

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myel/o

bone marrow

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orth/o

straight

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oste/o

bone

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scoli/o

crooked, bent

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spondyl/o

vertebra

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verter/o

vertebra

60

-blast

embryonic/immature cell