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Flashcards in Skeletal System Deck (17):
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Cranium

The skull, made of many bones fused together at a young age.

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Mandible

The jaw, the only moveable bone in the head.

3

Clavicle

Collar bone

4

Sternum

Strong bone in the middle of the rib cage

5

Rib cage

Multiple ribs protecting the organs in the thorax

6

Scapula

Shoulder blades, on our back at either side

7

Humerus

Upper arm bone, attached to biceps and triceps

8

Radius

Larger bone in the forearm, closest to the thumb

9

Ulna

Smaller bone in the forearm, closest to the pinky

10

Vertebrae

Small bones that make up the spinal cord, singular vertebra

11

Pelvis

Bone at bottom of the spinal cord

12

Femur

Bone of the upper leg, longest bone in the body

13

Patella

Knee cap

14

Tibia

Bone at the front of the lower leg

15

Fibula

Bone at the back of the back of the lower leg

16

Talus

Ankle bone

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Bone marrow

Tissue inside the bone that creates blood cells