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soft connective tissue within the medullary cavities of bones which produces blood cells
forms the extremities and is composed of the shoulder girdle, arm bones, pelvic girdle, and leg bones
growth plate, made of cartilage found near the ends of long bones; gradually turns to bone as skeleton matures
only one side of the bone shaft is broken, and the other is bent; most often seen in children
fracture in which the bone collapses especially in short bones such as vertebrae
osteoblasts produce a mass of spongy bone and convert the fibrocartilage to a bony callus as a fracture heals
unique mark or protrusion on bone that provides a site for muscle or ligament attachment or nerve or blood vessel passage
fibrous cartilage between vertebrae which provide shock absorption and flexibility
freely moving joint in which movement is limited to rotation, ex. atlas-axis of the neck
ball and socket joint
joint that allows limb to move freely in a circle; found in shoulders and hips
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