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The outer portion of the skin, formed by epithelial tissue which rests on the dermis


Dense irregular connective tissue that forms the deep layer of the skin


Loose connective tissue underneath the dermis which connects the dermis to muscle or bone


The process of manufacturing blood cells

Compact bone

Dense bone matrix enclosing only a few small spaces

Cancellous bone

Bone with many small spaces or cavities surrounding the bone matrix


Bone formation

Articular cartilage

Hyaline cartilage that covers the ends of a bone in a joint

Axial skeleton

The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the head, neck, and trunk

Appendicular skeleton

The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skeleton and has limbs attached to it


A junction between flat bones of the skull


A projection on a bone


A passageway


A hole


A hollowed out space in a bone

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