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slightly movable joint such as the joint joining the two pubic bones
amphiarthrosis
the bones of the upper and lower extremities of the body
appendicular skeleton
cartilage covering the joint ends of bones
articular cartilage
joint
articulation
the bones of the head,neck and torso
axial skeleton
an extremely narrow tubular passage or channel in compact bone
canaliculi
cartilage cell
chondrocyte
dense bone
compact bone
shaft of a long bone
diaphysis
freely movable joint
diathroses
ends of a long bone
epiphyses
blood cell formation
hemopoiesis
space or cavity
lucuna
thin layer, as of bone
lamella
hollow area inside the diapysis of the bone that contains yellow bone marrow
medullary cavity
bone-forming cell
osteoblasts
bone-absorbing cell
osteoclast
bone cell
osteocyte
shoulder girdle; the scapula and clavicle
pectoral girdle
connects the legs to the trunk
pelvic girdle
tough,connective tissue covering the bone
periosteum
a space or cavity inside some of the cranial bones
sinus
a joint in which fibrous connective tissue joins bones and holds them together tightly; commonly called sutures
synarthrosis
connective tissue membrane lining the spaces between bones and joints that secretes synovial fluid
synovial membrane
chest
thorax
needlelike threads of spongy bone that surrounds a network of spaces.
trabeculae