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Define:
Epidermis

The outer portion of the skin, formed by epithelial tissue which rests on the dermis.

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Dermis

Dense irregular connective tissue that forms the deep layer of the skin.

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Hypodermis

Loose connective tissue underneath the dermis which connects the dermis to muscle or bone.

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Hemopoiesis

The process of manufacturing blood cells.

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Compact bone

Dense bone matrix enclosing only a few small spaces.

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Cancellous bone

Bone with many small spaces or cavities surrounding the bone matrix.

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Ossification

Bone formation.

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Articular cartilage

Hyaline cartilage that covers the ends of a bone in a joint.

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Axial skeleton

The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the head, neck, and trunk.

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Appendicular skeleton

The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skeleton and has the limbs attached to it.

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Suture

A junction between flat bones of the skull.

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Process

A projection on a bone.

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Meatus

A passageway.

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Foramen

A hole.

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Sinus

A hollowed out space in a bone.