Flashcards in General Definitions Deck (11):
What is the cranium ?
The skull, especially the part enclosing the brain
What is the femur ?
The bone of the thigh poor upper hind limb articulating at the hip and knee
What is heart rate ?
How many times someone's heart beats in a minute
What is adduction ?
The movement of A limb towards the midline of the body
What is osteoporosis ?
A medical condition where bones become fragile and brittle due to loss of tissue
What are antagonistic pairs ?
Muscles which work together to allow movement
What are carpals ?
Any of the bones in the wrist
What are hip flexors ?
Several muscles which bring the legs and trunk together
What is flexion ?
The action of bending
What is a hinge joint ?
A joint been two bones which permits motion in only one plane