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Portion of the ethmoid bone of the skull that contains the foramnia used by the axons of the olfactory receptors en route to olfactory bulbs of the cerebrum
A small, elevated articular process; used to refer to the rounded distal surface of the humerous that articulates
A fibrous aphiarthrosis, such as that between adjacent vertebrae or between the pubic bones of the coxae
The conversion of a cartilaginous model to bone; the characteristic mode of formation for skeletal elements other than the bones of the cranium, the clavicles, and sesamoid bones
a bone cell responsible for the maintenance and turnover of the mineral content of the surrounding bone
rounded depression that forms the articular surface of the scalpula at the shoulder joint
large tendon the inserts on the calcaneus; tension on this tendon produces plantar flexion of the foot; also called the Achilles tendon
a hook-shaped process of the scalpula that projects above the anterior surface of the capsule of the shoulder joint
hormone secreted by C cells of the thyroid when calcium ion concentrations are abnormally high; restores homeostasis by increasing rate of bone deposition and renal rate of calcium loss at the kidneys
tissue that fills internal cavities in bones; may be dominated by hemopoietic cells (red marrow) or adipose tissue (yellow marrow)
one of the five bones of the foot that articulate with the tarsals (proximally) and the phalanges (distally)
basic histological unit of compact bone, consisting of osteocytes organized around a central canal and seperated by concentric lamellae
enlargement of a bone by the addition of cartilarge or bony matrix at its surface
a movement at a synovial joint where the distal end of the bone describes a circle but the shaft does not rotate
dense collagen fiber fiber sleeve that surrounds a joint and provides protection and stabilization
anterior pituitary hormone that stimulates tissu egrowth and anabolism when nutrients are abundant and restricts tissue glucose dependence when nutrients are in short supply
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