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epiphysis
Expanded ends of a bone.
diaphysis
The main shaft of a long bone.
metaphysis
The part of the bone located between the epiphysis and diaphysis.
periosteum
Connective tissue which covers the bone.
endosteum
Membrane which lines the marrow cavity of the bone.
cortical bone
The outer layer (adjectival form of 'cortex')
cancellous bone
Spongy structure; bone tissue
osteocytes
Mature bone cells.
lacunae
Small cavities containing mature bone cells.
canaliculi
Channels through which the osteocytes extend.
axial skeleton
Bones which make the head, neck, vertrebral column, ad chest.
lacrimal
skull
maxilla
skull
nasal
skull
palatine
skull
parietal
skull
temporal
skull
zygomatic
skull
ethmoid
skull
frontal
skull
frontal
skull
occipatal
skull
sphenoid
skull
vomer
skull
incus
skull (ossicles of ear)
malleus
skull (ossicles of ear)
stapes
skull (ossicles of ear)
mandible
skull/lower jaw
hyoid
neck
cervical vertrebrae
(7) vertrebral column
atlas
vertebral column (1st cervical vertrebra)
axis
vertebral column (2nd cervical vertreba)
thoracic vertebrae
(12) vertebral column
lumbar vertebrae
(5) vertebral column
sacrum
(1) vertebral column
coccyx
(1) vertebral column
sternum
Chest
ribs
(12 pairs) Chest
coronal suture
skull
sphenoid bone
skull
nasal bone
skull
frontal bone
skull
temporal bone
skull
nasal concha
skull
maxilla
skull
supraorbital foramen
skull
lacrimal bone
skull
zygomataic bone
skull
vomer
skull
mandible
skull
parietal bone
skull
squamous suture
skull
lambdoid suture
skull
occipital bone
skull
mastoid process
skull
styloid process
skull (not a bone; a component)
condyloid process
skull (not a bone; a component)
coronoid process
skull (not a bone; a component)
Appendicular skeleton
Every part of the skeleton that is not part of the axial skeleton.
The bone that runs between the two sets of ribs.
sternum
The 5 bones of the pelvis.
ilium, sacrum, pubis, coccyx, ischium
The 3 sets of bones that make up the ankles/feet.
tarsals, metatarsals, phelanges
The 4 bones that make up the leg.
femur, patella, tibia, fibula
The shoulder bones.
scapula, clavicle
The bones that hold up the head.
vertebra
The sternum divides the_____.
ribs
The main bone of the upper arm.
humerus
The two bones of the forearm.
radius and ulna
The head bone.
cranium/skull
The bones of the wrist and the hand.
carpals, metacarpals, phalanges
Ligament
Related specifically to joints. A band of fibrous tissue that connects bones or cartilages.
Tendon
Fibrous, cord-like. Connects muscles to the bone.
Aponeurosis
Flat, white, ribbonlike. Connects muscles to the bone.