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Skeletal System Test


what joint is found in the skull and ribs? immovable joint
what joint is found in the knees and elbows? hinge joint
what joint is found in the vertebrae in the neck? pivot joint
what joint is found in the shoulders and hips? ball and socket joint
what joint is found in the wrists and ankles? gliding joint
where are red blood cells are produced? red bone marrow
which joints allow little to no movement? immovable joints
what is the strong connective tissue that connects bone to bone? liagment
what is a break in a bone called? fracture
true or false: one of the skeleton's five major functions is to produce red blood cells true
true or false: a ball and socket joint allows for extensive forward or backward motion false - that's a hinge joint
true or false: two mineral that your bones store are calcium and phosphorus true
what is the function of the disks of rubbery cartilage that are found between your joints? cartilage acts as a cushion to keep your bones from rubbing together
how would your life be different without joints? you wouldn't be able to move in all the ways you do now
what are the five functions of the skeletal system? shape and support, enables you to move, protects your internal organs, produces blood cells, and stores materials
Created by: kristinnash