bone, cartilage, ligaments, and joints
The body framework consists of
support, permission of movement, blood cell formation, protection of internal organs, detoxification, provision for movement, and mineral storage
The 7 functions of the skeletal system are:
Another term for 'blood cell formation'
The removal of poisons from the body is referred to as:
calcium and phosphorus
The two main minerals stored in the body by the skeletal system are:
long, short, flat, irregular, and sesamoid
The 5 different shapes of bones are:
The patella is an example of what shape of bone?
epiphysis and diaphysis
A typical long bone consists of two main parts, the ________ and _________
The part of a long bone composed mainly of spongy tissue is called the
The shaft of a long bone
The diaphysis is composed of
another term for 'spongy'
the cells that form compact bone are referred to as
when osteoblasts stop dividing and become fixed in the bone matrix they are referred to as
skull, vertebral column, thorax, sternum, and ribs
The axial skeleton consists of the bones of the
The skull consists of how many bones total?
facial and cranial
The bones of the skull are separated in to the
How many bones are in the face?
How many bones are in the cranium?
2 nasal, 2 maxillary, 2 zygomatic, 1 mandible, 2 palatine, 1 vomer, 2 lacrimal, and 2 inferior nasal conchae
The list of bones of the face
occipital, frontal, ethmoid, sphenoid, and the paired parietal, temporal, ossicles of the ear
The list of bones of the cranium are
the only moveable bone of the skull
malleus, incus, and stapes
The ossicles of the ear
cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacral, and coccygeal
The major sections of the vertebral column
another name for the coccygeal vertebrae
How many cervical vertebrae are there?
How many thoracic vertebrae are there?
How many lumbar vertebrae are there?
How many sacral vertebrae are there?
How many pairs of ribs are there?
girdles and limbs
The appendicular skeleton includes the
pectoral girdle, clavicle, scapula, and the upper extremities
The upper portion of the appendicular skeleton consists of the
another name for the pectoral girdle
humerus, radius, ulna, carpals, metacarpals, and phalanges
The bones of the arm
The lower portion of the appendicular skeleton consists of the
another name for the pelvic girdle
fused ilium, ischium, and pubis
Each of the os coxae consists of
femur, tibia, fibula, tarsals, metatarsals, and phalanges
The bones of the lower extremity
another name for the femur