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Chapter 3 Flashcards

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Bones
oss/e, oss/i, oste/o, ost/o
Act as the framework for the body, protect the internal organs, and store the mineral calcium.
Bone Marrow
myel/o
Red bone marrow forms some blood cells. Yellow bone marrow stores fat.
Cartilage
chondr/o
Creates smooth surface for motion within the joints and protects the ends of the bones.
Joints
arthr/o
Works with the muscles to make a variety of motions possible.
Ligaments
ligament/o
Connect one bone to another.
Synovial Membrane
synovi/o, synov/o
Forms the lining of synovial joints and secretes synovial fluid.
Synovial Fluid
synovi/o, synov/o
Lubricant that makes smooth joint movements possible.
Bursa
burs/o
Cushions areas subject to friction during movement.