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Bone functions
support, protection, movement, staorage, blood cell fomation.
Projections and depressions
projections or processes- growth
Depressions- indentations
Crest
Narrow ridge of bone, usually prominent
Condyle
Rounded projections
Ramus
armlike bar of bone
Meatus
canal like passageway
Foramen
Round or oval opening thru bone
Diaphysis
shaft of bone
Epiphyses
ends of long bones
Articular cartilage
covers epiphyses (external surface
Endosteum
the thin membrane lining the cavities of spongy bone. It contains both osteoblasts (bone forming) and osteoclasts (bone destroying)
Volkmann's canals
The communicating pathway from the outside of the bone to it's interior and central canals
Osteocytes
mature bone cells, found in tiny cavities within the matrix called lacunae.
PTH
determines if and when Calcium needs to be taken from the bone and entered into the blood stream
Calcitonin
secreted when blood levels of calcium rise, acts to deposit more calcium at bone matrix while depleting it from the blood. When blood calcium levles are norm, no calcitonin released
Axial skeleton
forms longitudinal axis of the body, skull, vert column and bony thorax
Appendicular skeleton
Ccomposed of 126 bones of the limbs, and pectorial and pelvic girdles
Cranium # of bones
8 large flat bones except for 2 paired (parietal and temporal) they are all single bones
zygomatic process
bridge of nose, joins cheeks
styloid process
extory auditory canal
Vertebral column
7 cervical
12 thorasic
5 Lumbar
+5fused sacrum
+4 fused coccyx