Skeletal Keywords

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Skeletal Keywords

  1. 1. Skeletal System Key Words
  2. 2. <ul><li>Abduction – limb movement away from the middle line of the body </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Adduction - limb movement away towards the middle line of the body </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Calcium – mineral that is vital to healthy bones, found in milk, cheese and yoghurt </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Cartilage – a tough but flexible tissue that cushions and protects many bones in the skeleton </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Circumduction – movement in which the end of the bone moves in a circle </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Extension – limb movement straightening a joint </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Joint – a place where two or more bones meet </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Ligament – a band of tough fibrous tissue which binds bones together at a joint </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>Rotation – circular movement in which part of the body turns whilst the rest remains still </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Skeleton – the bony framework of the body </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Synovial joint – joint containing synovial fluid, allowing a wide range of movement </li></ul>
  13. 13. <ul><li>Tendon – strong cords of fibrous tissue which fix muscles to bone </li></ul>
  14. 14. <ul><li>Vertebrae – irregular bones which make up the vertebral column </li></ul>

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