slightly movable joints. Bones united by cartilage, no joint cavity is present
One of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones of the limbs and girdles that are attached to the axial skeleton.
one of the two subdivisions of the skeleton, the bones that form the longitudinal axis of the body, the skull, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum.
Central Haversion Canal
Canal that opens in the center of the osteon and contains blood vessels and nerves
a flat plate of hyaline cartilage seen in young, growing bone. Cause the lengthwise growth of the bone.
the ends of the long bone, consists of a thin layer of compact bone enclosing an area filled with spongy bone.
Gout (y arthritis)
a disease in which uric acid accumulates in the blood and may be deposited as needle-shaped crystals in the soft tissues of joints.
Concentric rings/circles made up of groups of hollow tubes of bone matrix that the lacunae are arranged in.
The cavity of the shaft that is a storage area for adipose (fat) tissue, also called yellow marrow.
process of bone formation that involves two major phases. First, hyaline cartilage model is covered with bone matrix and then the cartilage is digested away opening a medullary cavity within the newly formed bone.
the most common form of arthritis, a chronic degenerative condition that typically affects the aged.
giant bone-destroying cells in bones that break down bone matrix and release calcium ions into the blood.
a chronic inflammatory disorder, it's a disorder in which the body's immune system attempts to destroy its own tissues.
a disease of children in which the bones fail to calcify, the bones soften and the legs bow.
the connecting fibers are longer than those of sutures; thus the joint has more "give". An immovable joint in which bones are joined by connective tissue. Between tibula and fibula.