Identifying Bones
Vocabulary
Trivia
All Sorts
All Sorts
100

the bone in your upper leg

femur

100

a soft, jelly-like material used to produce new blood cells

marrow

100

What is the longest bone in the human body?

Femur

100

an injury that occurs when a muscle or tendon is stretched too far

strain

100

a muscle that works without your control

involuntary muscle

200

the wide, flat bone at your hips

pelvis

200

the smallest living part of an organism

cell

200

What do the vertebrae protect?

Spinal Cord

200

an injury that occurs when a joint is twisted too far and the ligaments are overstretched

sprain

200

These joints lock together so the bones do not move. Immovable joints are found in _____ ________.

the skull

300

a set of bones forming your spine

vertebrae

300

a group of cells working together

tissue

300

What are three types of movable joints?

hinge, ball-and-socket, pivot

300

a crack or break in a bone

fracture

300

a joint that allows only back-and-forth movement

hinge joint

400

the kneecap

patella

400

hard, living tissue

bone

400

What is the job of cartilage?

to cushion joints

400

a place where two or more bones come together

joint

400

a joint that allows side-to-side movement

pivot joint

500

the bone in the center of your chest that also protects your heart and lungs

sternum

500

a tissue that moves a part of the body

muscle

500

Where are new blood cells produced?

Bone Marrow

500

a strong skeletal tissue that is softer and more bendable than bone

cartilage

500

a joint that allows movement in many directions

ball-and-socket joint

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