a slightly movable joint, such as the joint joining the two pubic bones.
the bones of the upper and lower extremities of the body
cartilage covering the joint ends of bones.
the bones of the head neck and torso.
an extremely narrow tubular passage or channel in compact bone.
ring of calcified matrix surrounding the Haversian canal.
bony vault, made of 8 bones that encase the brain.
shaft of a long bone.
freely movable joint.
the process from which most muscles are formed from cartilage models.
a fibrous membrane that lines the medullary cavity.
ends of a long bone.
"soft spots" on an infants head, unossified areas in the infant skull
blood cell formation
space or cavity in bones that contain bone cells
hollow area inside the diaphysis of the bone that contain yellow bone marrow
structural unit of compact bone tissue made up of concentric layers of hard bone matrix and bone cells; also called Harversian system.
a bone disease in which there is an excessive loss of calcified matrix and collagenous fibers from bone.
capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized.
shoulder girdle, the scapula and clavicle
connects the legs to the trunk; hip bones
tough connective tissue covering the bones
red bone marrow
soft material that fills cavities of the bones and is vital to blood formation.
a space or cavity inside some of the cranial bones
the direct point of attachment between the bones of the upper extremity and the axial skeleton.
connective tissue membrane lining the spaces between bones and joints that secretes synovial fluid.
needlelike threads of spongy bone that surround a network of spaces.
yellow bone marrow
soft material that fills cavities of the bone made of inactive fatty tissue.
high specialized connective tissue whose matrix is hard and calcified.
the fluid-filled complex maze of three spaces (vestibule, semi-circular canals, and cochlea) in the temporal bone.