What is it?
To all bones a purpose.
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Axial Skeleton
Vocabulary
100

The mandible.

What is the lower jaw?

100

Two functions of the skeletal system.

What are:

Framework of the body

support/protect internal organs

work with muscles/tendons for movement

formation of blood cells

100

This type of joint can move in one plane, typically in two directions such as back and forth.

What is a hinge joint?

100

This number is how many bones are in the axial skeleton.

What is 80?

100
A structure made up of bones
What is the skeleton?
200

The strongest long bone.

What is your femur?

200

Part of the bone that manufactures blood cells.

What is bone marrow?

200

The type of joint that is like a baseball pitcher getting ready to throw the ball, found in the shoulder and hip.

What is the ball and socket joint?

200

The name of the bones found in the middle ear.

What is ossicles?

200

Protects your brain.

What is the cranium?

300

Material inside the bones that changes color?

What is bone marrow?

300

This long bone is also your outer ankle bone.

What is fibula?

300

Normally present on the skull of a newborn, allow skull to collapse for passage through the birth canal. Also known as soft spots.

What is fontanelles?

300

You have twelve pairs of these.

What are ribs?

300

This system contains 126 bones.

What is the appendicular skeleton?

400

Fibrous tissue that connects bone to bone.

What are ligaments?

400

Shared skeletal function of maxilla and mandible. (Not muscular!)

What is holds your teeth?

400

This contains a capsule, a membrane, and fluid.

What are synovial joint(s)/components?

400

The primary purpose of the axial skeleton.

What is protects the major organs of the nervous, respiratory, and circulatory systems?

400
Hold bone to bone
What is ligaments?
500

Spinal bones that help establish the pelvis.

What is the cocyx and your sacrum.

500

These bones protect the kidneys, heart, and lungs.

What is your ribs/ribcage?

500

The type of joint found in your elbow and knee.

What is the hinge joint?

500

This bone is located between the chin and thyroid in your throat.

What is hyoid bone?

500
Holds bone to muscle
What is tendon?
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