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1

What is the cranium ?

The skull, especially the part enclosing the brain

2

What is the femur ?

The bone of the thigh poor upper hind limb articulating at the hip and knee

3

What is heart rate ?

How many times someone's heart beats in a minute

4

What is adduction ?

The movement of A limb towards the midline of the body

5

What is osteoporosis ?

A medical condition where bones become fragile and brittle due to loss of tissue

6

What are antagonistic pairs ?

Muscles which work together to allow movement

7

What are carpals ?

Any of the bones in the wrist

8

What are hip flexors ?

Several muscles which bring the legs and trunk together

9

What is flexion ?

The action of bending

10

What is a hinge joint ?

A joint been two bones which permits motion in only one plane

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What are red blood cells ?

Cells which carry oxygen around the body in the blood