Flashcards in Bones Deck (26)
What skeletal framework of the body includes the skull, auditory ossicles, hyoid bones, vertebral column, ribs, and sternum?
What skeletal framework of the body includes appendages?
What are synovial joints?
Freely Movable Joints
What is the correct order of the vertebral segments?
What is a fibrous band of connective tissue that connects bone to bone?
What is the acetabulum?
Large Socket in the Pelvis
What are the three parts of the pelvis?
What are phalanges?
Digits that contain bones
What is another term for physis?
What does rectus mean?
What are the three muscle groups?
What is the term for when a muscle becomes shorter and thicker?
What do levator muscles do?
What is a fibrous band of connective tissue that connects muscle to bone called?
What is another term for laxity?
What is the term for a protrusion of a body part through tissues that normally contain it called?
What is a sphincter?
A muscle that forms a tight band
What term describes the shaft of a long bone?
What is the manubrium?
Cranial Portion of the sternum
What is the opening in a bone called in which blood vessels, nerves, and ligaments can pass?
What are epaxial muscles?
Muscles located above the pelvic axis
A muscle that bends a limb at its joint or decreases the joint angle is called what?
What system consists of bone, joints, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage?
What is the formation of bone from fibrous tissue known as?
What part of a bone is the hard, dense, strong bone that forms the outer layer?