a sharp, slender process
small rounded projection
large rounded projection
structure supported on neck
rounded, convex projection
round or oval opening through a bone
large, irregularly shaped projection
what is made mostly of compact bone?
site of blood cell formation
fibrous membrane that covers the bone
scientific term for bone ends
contains fat in adult bones
growth plate remnant
excercise 8- lumbar column curvatures
cervical, thoracic, lumbar, sacrum, and coccyx
which curvatures are primary?
thoracic, sacrum (includes coccyx)
which are secondary?
cervical and lumbar
what is another name for the abnormal spinal curvature- kyphosis?
what are the other two abnormal curvatures?
scoliosis an lordosis