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Skeletal System

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What are the 5 structures that make up the skeletal system? Bones Joints Cartilage Ligaments Tendons
What connects bone to bone? Ligaments
What connects bone to muscle? Tendons
How many bones are in the average adult body? 206
What are five functions of the skeleton system? Support Protection Movement Storage Blood Formation
Describe the following bones as long, flat, short, or irregular. Carpals Vertebrae Frontal Femur Carpals - Short Vertebrae - Irregular Frontal - Flat Femur - Long
What does yellow marrow mostly consist of? Fat
Microscopic bone anatomy What runs from the Haversian Canal to the lacunae to supply blood and nutrients. Canaliculi
What is the term used for bone growth? Ossification
At the epiphyseal plate, new cartilage is continuously being formed and the old cartilage is replaced with what? Bone
Describe the following bones as either Axial or Appendicular. Phalanges Vertebrae Occipital Scapula Coccyx Sternum Patellar Phalanges - Appendicular Vertebrae - Axial Occipital - Axial Scapula - Appendicular Coccyx - Axial Sternum - Axial Patellar - Appendicular
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