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The Skeletal System

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How many bones are in an adult human? There are 206 bones
What are bones made up of? complex arrangement of inorganic materials.
What makes up those materials? Bone marrow, nerves, blood vessels, endothelial and cartilage.
Do bones come in different shapes and sizes? Yes and all have different functions.
What does bones to in terms of protection? They protect major organs.
In terms of pH balance? They absorb and release from the blood.
In terms of mineral storage? They store calcium and phosphorous.
In terms of production of hormones? they product hormones like osteocalcin.
How is bone mineral created? osteoblasts which allows bones to withstand large amounts of compressional force.
What are the three major cells that break down and build bone structure? Osteoblasts, osteocytes and Osteoclasts.
Created by: Ayala1