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Skeletal System Basics - Summary
From long and short bones to joints and skeletal system functions, you will find these flashcards cover all aspects of this system that you would need to know in a basic anatomy class. Check to see if you are familiar with term definitions and explanations of structures and their functions with these easy-to-use flashcards. You can quickly determine how much you know about the following when you test yourself with these cards:
- Names of different bones
- Facts about skull bones and temporal bones
- Names of the body's flat bones
- Basic functions of the skeletal system
- Details about joints in the human body
- Types of long bones and short bones
- Meanings of musculoskeletal terms
- Information about osteology
- Structures of skeletal system organs
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Use these flashcards to quickly review information on the human skeletal system and see where you need extra study.
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Do you need to learn about major bones of the body? This set of flashcards will help you study the definitions and locations of major bones in the cranium, face, vertebral column, ribs, pelvis, arms, hands, legs, and feet.
Skull Bones List & Flashcards
This set of the flashcards will help you learn the location of the human skull bones as well as their important functions. Also included are images to test your knowledge.
Temporal Bone Processes Flashcards
You can work with these flashcards to review the processes found on the human temporal bone. Go over the locations of these processes and the functions they serve in our body.
Flat Bone Flashcards
You can work with these cards to review the function of flat bones in the human body. You can focus on specific bones and where they are located in our skeleton.
Joints in the Human Body Flashcards
In this set of flashcards you will learn about the different types of skeletal joints that are found in the human body. Joints make it possible to perform simple body movements such as bending your arm or knee, turning your head, or lifting your arm above your shoulder.
Long Bones in the Human Body Flashcards
You can review information about the long bones in a human skeletal system with these flashcards. Focus on the parts of these bones and where they are located in the human body.
This set of flashcards can help you review information about osteology. You can go over the parts of a bone and consider the functions these parts play in your skeletal system.
Short Bones in the Human Body Flashcards
Two of the areas in the human body that have the most movement on a daily basis can be found in the wrist and ankle. One of the reasons for the high level of mobility is due to the number of short bones found there. This flashcard set will introduce users to the concept of short bones in the body.
Skeletal System Flashcards
In this flashcard set you'll learn about the different parts of your skeleton, as well as the different structures that make up long bones, or bones in your appendages. We'll also go over the different types of cells within your bones.
Skeletal System Organs List & Flashcards
Working with this set of flashcards can help you review the organs of the human skeletal system. Use these cards to go over facts about bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons.
Synovial Joints List & Flashcards
This set of flashcards introduces the six types of synovial joints in the body and explains how they move. Additionally, the cards list major joints in the body, with details on what kind of joints they are and how we use them.
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