Anatomy Chapter 5: Skeletal System
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The part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
The part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
Bones make up the internal framework of the body that supports soft tissues
Bones protect the soft body organs
Skeletal muscles, attached to bones by tendons, use the bones as levers to move the body's various parts
Fat is stored int eh internal cavity of the bones. The bones also act as a storage center for minerals.
Blood and Cell Formation
blood cell formation occurs in the marrow cavities of the certain bones
Bones that are longer than they are wide
Bones that are generally cube shaped and contain mostly spongy bone.
Bones that are usually thin, flattened and curved
The shaft of a long bone
Ends of long bone (contains red marrow).
Marrow composed of stored fats found in many bones
Functions to form red blood cells, some white blood cells, and platelets; found in cavities of most bones in infants and in the flat bones in adults
Mature bone cells
The developmental process of bone formation
Bones that make up the structure of the face
A U-shaped bone at the base of the tongue that supports the tongue muscles
Made up of bones called vertebrae or vertebra through which the spinal cord runs
Gaps between a baby's skull that slowly close up during the first 18 months of life
Bone formed from five vertebrae fused together near the base of the spinal column
The flat bone that articulates with the clavicles and the first seven pairs of ribs
Top 7 pairs of ribs that attach directly to the sternum by costal cartilage
False Ribs or Floating Ribs
Last 5 pairs of ribs; attach indirectly to sternum
Thigh bone, largest bone in the body
Upper arm bone
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