Skeletal and muscular systems key terms

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A P P E N D I C U L A R S K E L E T O N H
K A X I A L S K E L E T O N F S E S M E V
V C M V R L K N L J X G W F K B Q E G T V
Q W S D G K H O F B R R U E H R A A Y P V
N P D T F S H U E V R C L X K W L T O D L
Q Y B D U V P T D Y R E S J O I I E V J T
Y Q H J P K U P J O T L I S T L Q E H D Q
C M M G K E D I T A I Q T R I K D T G P P
O X Y I X F D A L G T E A B C G Q A R S E
S C E M K U T M R K O C A H P J D L X Q N
T G N K C O U D U A R T N G O R B P R O X
E O X J R S W J R A S J K I D O F H D W B
O Q X E C U P T L E R B N R V J W T O D P
P X T L P F H U R P R T U M D I S W L T I
O A E C G R C O Y C C K F X V W Y O Y K T
R B H F I I C O K A K R Q E V V D R H G I
O I V T T K J Y V X M D A H W L W G F H D
S R I R N X X I P O J X R W D G D H F G R
I S A A L B T F Y H B N B V X A Q A F Y A
S E V C R Y A T J G Y K D C X D R R P M S
K L E R O K Y V L M N X O M W L F V J V D

Clues

  • A degenerative joint disease caused by a loss of articular cartilage in a joint. (14)
  • A space within a synovial joint that contains synovial fluid. (5, 6)
  • A thin layer of glassy smooth cartilage that is spongy and covers the end of bones at a joint. (9, 9)
  • Ability of your trunk to support the forces of your arms and legs during physical activity. (4, 9)
  • The area of growing tissue near the end of long bones in children and adolescents. Later replaced by solid bone. (6, 5)
  • The bones of the upper and lower limbs and their girdles that join to the axial skeleton. (12, 8)
  • The muscles that work to stabilise the shoulder joint. (7, 4)
  • This attaches to and moves the skeleton. (8, 6)
  • This forms the long axis of the body and includes the bones of the skill, spine and rib cage. (5, 8)
  • Weakening of bones caused by a reduction in bone density making the prone to fracture. (12)

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