Humerlus or femar
Long bone; upper arm
scapula Ex: Frontal (Skull)
vertebrae or spine
Rounded depression or socket, in the pelvis that joins the femur (thigh bone) forming the hip joint.
Outward extension of the shouldre blade forming the point of the shoulder. It overlies the shoulder joint and articulates with the clavicle.
Covers epiphyses, acts as cushion.
Dense, hard conective tissue composing the skeleton.
patella (knee cap)
One of the mineral constiuents of bone.
is the major calcium salt in bones
spongy, porous, bone tissue in the inner part of a bone.
Flexible, rubberry connective tissue. It is found in the immature skeleton, at the epiphyseal growth plate, and on joint surfaces.
Dense, connective tissue protein strands foind in bone and other tissues.
Hard, dense, bone tissue usually found around the outer portion of bones.
knuckle-like process at the end of a bone near the joint.
Skull bones: ethmoid, frontal, occipital, parietal, sphenoid, and temporal.
shaft, or mid-portion, of a long bone.
Flat, round, plate-like structure. An intervertebral disk is a fibrocartilaginous substance between two vertebrae.
cartilaginous area at the ends of long bones where lengthwise growth takes place in the immature skeleton.
Each end of a long bone; the are beyond the epiphyseal plate.
Bones of the face: Lacrimal, mandibular, maxillary, nasal, vomer, and zygomatic.
Narrow, slit-like opening in or between bones
Soft spot (incomplete bone formation) between the skull bones of an infant.
Opening or passage in bones where blood vessels and nerves enter and leave.
is the opening of the occipital bone through which the spinal cord passes.
Shallow cavity in bone
Minute spaces filled with blood vessels; found in compact bone.
Round process on both sides of the ankle joint. The lateral malleolus is part of the fibula, and th medial malleolus is part of the tibia.
Upper portion of the sternum; articualates with the medial aspect of the clavicle.
Round projection on the temporal bone behind the ear.
central, hollowed out in the shaft of a long bone.
Flared portion of a long bone, between the diaphysis (shaft)
covers bone except at joint
no movement (sutures of skull)
slight movement (pelvis)
full or free movement (wrist, ankle, knee)
abnormal thoaracic curvature (hunch back)
Abnormal anterior curvature (sway back)
Abnormal lateral curvature