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acetabul

little cup

ankyl

stiff, crooked

appendicul

little attachment

artic

joint

arthr

joint

blast

to form, sprout

burs

pouch

carp

wrist

clast

to break

corac

beak

cribr

sieve

crist

crest, ridge

ethm

sieve

myel

spinal cord, bone marrow

odont

tooth

oid

like, resembling

oste, oss

bone

poie

making

sacr

sacrum

sphen

wedge

spondyl

vertebrae

syn

together

tion

act or process of

amphiarthrosis

a slightly movable joint; plural, amphiarthroses

diaphysis

the long straight shaft of a long bone

diarthrosis

freely movable joint characterized by a joint cavity; also called a synovial joint; plural, diathroses

endochondral ossification

method of bone formation in which cartilage is replaced by bone

epiphyseal plate

the cartilaginous plate between the epiphysis and diaphysis of a bone; responsible fo the lenghtwise growh of a long bone

epiphysis

the end of a long bone

intramembranous ossification

method of bone formation in whch the bone is formed directly in a membrane

osteoblast

bone-forming cell

osteoclast

cell that destroys or resorbs bone tissue

osteocyte

mature bone cell

osteon

structural unit of bone; haverian system

synarthrosis

an immovable joint; plural, synarthroses

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