Skeletal and muscular systems key terms

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

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)
  • An upright standing position facing forwards. (10, 8)
  • 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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