Skeletal and muscular systems key terms

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

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)
  • 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)
  • Tension is produced in the muscle while there is a change in muscle length. It is a dynamic contraction because the joint will move. (8, 11)
  • The area of growing tissue near the end of long bones in children and adolescents. Later replaced by solid bone. (6, 5)
  • 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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