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Appendicular
Pertaining to limbs or part appended to another part
Arthrology
Study of Joints
Articular system
Joints...system of body dealing w/
Articulation
Connection of bones..a joint
Axial
Line running through the center of a body; Pertaining to head & trunk
Bursa
Padlike sac or cavity found in connective tissue (near a jt) lined w/synovial membrane & filled w/ synovial fluid helps reduce friction btwn moving parts
Cartilage
Type of dense connective tissue. Cells embedded in matrix that is firm, compact, withstands pressure & tension
Fontanels
Unossified spaces..soft spots btwn cranial bones of skull or fetus/infant
Joint
Point of junction btwn 2 bones
Ligament
Bank of fibrous connective tissue connecting bones, cartilages, other structures & serving for support or for attachment of fascia or muscles
Olecranon processs
Extension at proximal end of the ulna
OS
Bone
Ossicle
Any small bone (esp ear bones)
Osteology
Study of bones
Process
Projection/outgrowth of bone or tissue