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Number of bones that make up the Adult skeleton 213
Three functions of the skeleton Movement, Support, Protection
Compact bone is made from what two substances? Calcium phosphate and Protein
The bone that protects the Brain Skull
The type of joints found in the skull Fused
The bones that make up the spine Vertebrae
The number of vertebrae that make up the spine 33 vertebrae
The number of vertebrae that make up the cervical region of spine 7
The number of vertebrae that make up the thoracic region of the spine 12
The number of vertebrae that make up the Lumbar region of the spine 5
The number of vertebrae that make up the sacrum region of spine 5
The number of vertebrae that make up the coccyx region of the spine 4
Located between the vertebrae to allow movement and act as shock absorbers Discs of cartilage
Two parts to the skeleton Axial and appendicular skeleton
The skull, spine, sternum and rib cage make up the axial skeleton. True or False True
Protects the ends of bones and reduces friction between bones in contact Cartilage
The head of the bone is called the Epiphysis
The shaft of the bone is called the Diaphysis
The spongy bone contains what type of marrow Red bone marrow
What is made in the red marrow Blood cells
The medullary cavity contains what type of marrow Yellow marrow
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