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skeletal system-mk

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skelatal system
frame work of the body
ball and socket
this type of joint allows circular movement and is found in the shoulders and hips
hinge joint
joint that allows forward and backward motion (elbow)
fixed joint
a joint that does not move, found in skull only
ligament
Strong dense tissue that connects bone to bone
marrow
found inside bones where blood is made
cartilage
flexible tissue that covers and protects the ends of some bones
spongy bone
part of bone with many small pores or spaces
solid bone
the very hard part of bone that stores calcium
endoskeleton
an internal skeleton made of bone and cartilage
exoskeleton
hard protective structure developed outside the body