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39 terms

Ch 6

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acetabul
little cup
ankyl
stiff, crooked
appendicul
little attachment
artic
joint
arthr
joint
blast
to form, sprout
burs
pouch
carp
wrist
clast
to break
corac
beak
cost
rib
cribr
sieve
crist
crest, ridge
ethm
sieve
fic
make
ili
ilium
kyph
hump
myel
spinal cord, bone marrow
odont
tooth
oid
like, resembling
oste, oss
bone
poie
making
sacr
sacrum
sphen
wedge
spondyl
vertebrae
syn
together
tion
act or process of
amphiarthrosis
a slightly movable joint; plural, amphiarthroses
diaphysis
the long straight shaft of a long bone
diarthrosis
freely movable joint characterized by a joint cavity; also called a synovial joint; plural, diathroses
endochondral ossification
method of bone formation in which cartilage is replaced by bone
epiphyseal plate
the cartilaginous plate between the epiphysis and diaphysis of a bone; responsible fo the lenghtwise growh of a long bone
epiphysis
the end of a long bone
intramembranous ossification
method of bone formation in whch the bone is formed directly in a membrane
osteoblast
bone-forming cell
osteoclast
cell that destroys or resorbs bone tissue
osteocyte
mature bone cell
osteon
structural unit of bone; haverian system
synarthrosis
an immovable joint; plural, synarthroses