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how many bones in the body
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humerus and femur are examples of
long bones
tarsels and carpals are examples of
short bones
shoulder blade and ribs are
flat bones
vertebrae is a
bone segment
patella is a
sesamoid bone
mandible is
the only movable facial bone
how many disks are in the lumbar, thoracic, and cervical
lumbar~5; cervical~7; thoracic~12
coccyx
tailbone
clavicle
collar bone
scapula
shoulder blade
calcaneus
heelbone
patella
kneecap
zygomatic
cheekbone
ewing sarcoma
bone cancer
osteamalacia
softening of bone
osteomylitis
inflammation of the bone
osteoporosis
decrease in bone density
talipes
club foot
bursitis
inflammation of the bursa
osteogenesis
imperfecta brittle bone disease
scoliosis
abnormal curvature of the spine left or right
kyphosis
humpback
lordosis
swayback
fossa
shallow cavity in or on a bone
foramen
opening for blood vessels and nerves
fissure
a narrow deep slip like opening
sinus
hollow cavity within a bone
bone head
rounded end of bone
tubercle
attachment of tendons and muscles
condyle
rounded knucke like process at the joint
osteoblast
replaces cartilage during ossification
osteoclast
reabsorbs and digests bony tissue
ossification
bone growing process
diaphysis
shaft
epiphysis
expanded end
articular cartilage
covers the epiphysis functions as a cushion
medullary cavity
canal through the center of the diaphysis contains yellow bone marrow
periosteum
membrance surrounding the diaphysis contains bone forming cells, connective tissue and blood cells
endosteum
membrane that lines that medullary cavity contains bone forming cells
open
breaks the skin
closed
doesn't break the skin
complete
completely broken in 2
incomplete
partially broken
greenstick
bone is bent in one part broken in another
hairline
fine crack, bone remains in place
compression
bone is compressed