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Skeletal System

Ch. 1 - Science

The ____ and the breastbone protect the lungs and heart. ribs
The ____ helps protect the brain. skull
Where 2 or more bones join together is called a ____. joint
You will find _______________ in all the places where two bones meet. It is a rubbery tissue. cartilage
tiny bones that protect the spinal cord vertebrae
connect the bones in the joints of the body and help keep them in place ligaments
another word for breastbone sternum
a soft tissue in the center of the bone marrow
What are the three functions of your skeletal system? 1. supports the body and gives it shape 2. works with muscles to move the body 3. protects soft organs and body parts
How is compact bone different from spongy bone? Compact bone is hard and contains canals or tubes through which blood vessels and nerves run. Spongy bone is filled with air spaces to make the bones lighter. It also contains bone marrow.
Give an example of a fixed joint. in the skull
Give an example of a ball-and-socket joint. showlder
Give an example of a hinge joint knee or ankle
Give an example of a pivot joint neck
Give an example of a gliding joint wrist
Created by: abennett01