Yellow Bone Marrow
This is the kind of bone marrow in which lipids (fats) are stored.
A mineral stored in your bones that helps keep your heart beating and your brain thinking. It also makes your bones strong.
Red Bone Marrow
This is the kind of bone marrow in which blood cells are made.
A disease that results in weak bones with lots of tiny holes in them.
A firm but resilient material in the body and on the ends of bones that absorbs shock well and keeps the bones from getting hurt when they rub against one another.
The bone cells that eat away at the spongy layer, causing your bones to get wider.
A disease that causes weak and misformed bones. People can get this disease when they do not get enough vitamin D.
This is what occurs when two smaller bones are joined together to form one bone.
The bony supportive structure within the human body.
The tough fiber that makes up part of the bone.
The bones that protect your heart and lungs.
The layer of bone under the compact bone. It is a network of pores and tunnells interconnected in a pattern that makes the bone strong yet resilient.
The bones of your skull that protect your brain.
Joints that do not move.
A bulge that occurs in a broken bone while it is healing.
When a person doesn't get enough of the right kinds of nutrients.
Your body needs _____ to make strong bones. Your body makes this when it is exposed to the sun.
The cells that make new bones.
Fats that are stored in your bones, as well as elsewhere in your body.
The outside layer of a bone: a thin, tough membrane.
What scientists call it when the body breaks down old bone and rebuilds new bone.
The group of bones that make up your head.
Fluid that allows the joints to move more easily.
The longest bone in the body-the thigh bone.
The tissues that connect one bone to another bone.
Located along the spine in the back
The outer and thinner of the two bones of the lower leg.
Fingers and toes
Bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow, upper arm bone.
Smaller of the two lower arm bones, thumb side
The inner and thicker of the two bones of the lower leg.
Larger of two lower arm bones;pinky side.