Anatomy

Salma Abdelghany
Flashcards by Salma Abdelghany, updated more than 1 year ago
Salma Abdelghany
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Flashcards on Anatomy, created by Salma Abdelghany on 14/02/2016.

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Sprain To stretch and tear a ligament
Fracture A break in the bone
Dislocation When the bone moves from its place
Homeostasis The tendency toward keeping the internal balance of the human body
Cartilage A tissue that covers the end of bones
Ligaments strong elastic tissues that connect bones together
Vertebrae small cylindrical bones that protects the spinal cord
Appendicular skeleton Allows movement Shoulders, legs, arms, pelvis.
Axial skeleton supports body and protects internal organs (skull, spine, ribs.)
Compact Bone the outer layer of bones
Spongy Inner layer of bones (gives bones strength)
red marrow produces blood cells
yellow marrow stores fat
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