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Class Worksheet: Session 4

The Musculoskeletal System

HLTAP301A – Recognise healthy body systems in a health care context; BSBMED201A – Use basic medical terminology. Version 1.0 © Central TAFE 2009

Calcium Name of partial muscle contraction for posture
Osteon The growth plate is also called the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ plate
Osteoblasts Kneecap
Yellow Also known as the breastbone. Attached to the ribs.
Epiphyseal This mineral allows the muscle cell to contract
Skeletal The mandible is also known as the _ _ _
Lumbar Bone building is also called bone _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Skull Means "bone"
Osteo Damage to ligaments
Rickets Damage to tendons and/or muscle
Blood The lateral part of the skeleton is the _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ skeleton
Myo Cage-like bones that protect the lungs and heart
Gravity This female hormone keeps bones dense
Phalanges A muscle cell is also called a _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Cardiac Joints are lubricated by a fluid known as _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ fluid
Strain Cranial bone
Tone Bone destruction is also called bone _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Spongey This type of bone is hard and tough
Femur Triangular bone at the base of the spine
Deposition The part of the spine at the chest level
Patella Found on the end of bones to reduce friction
Osteoclasts Thigh bone
Synovial Means "little bone". There are 3 in each ear.
Autorhythmic Red marrow creates all _ _ _ _ _ cells
Sacrum The central part of the skeleton is the _ _ _ _ _ skeleton
Ossicle This type of marrow stores energy as fat
Oestrogen The force that makes apples fall and causes muscles to need to work harder
Compact Muscles are specialised for contraction
Appendicular These cells build bone
Osteoporosis Disease caused by lack of Vitamin D
Jaw Upper arm bone
Axial The structural unit of a bone
Ribs The type of muscle found attached to the skeleton
Smooth These cells destroy bone
Resorption Bones of the spinal column
Myofibre The type of muscle found in organs and blood vessels
Thoracic Finger and toe bones
Sternum This type of bone contains red marrow
Sprain The part of the spine at the lower back level
Contraction Means "muscle"
Humerus Shoulder blade
Scapula Disease of thinning, fragile bone often seen in older age
Vertebrae The heart beats without nerve stimulation. This is called _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Cartilage The type of muscle found in the heart

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