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skeletel system

axial skeleton the adult axial skeleton has 80 bones including the skull, vertebrae, and ribs.
appendicular skeleton the adult appendicular skeleton has 126 bones including, arms legs, and the pelvic girdle.
ligament attaches bone to bone for joint stability
skeletal system gives the body the structure and posture as well as protects the soft internal organs.
long bones have epiphysis, diaphysis and medullary cavity containing yellow bone marrow. the ends of long bones are covered by articular cartilage to allow joint movement without causing friction.
short bones found in wrists and ankles. typically small and round
flat bones majority of surface area is flat or slightly curved.
irregular bones unusual shape that is typically related to their function
sesamoid bones small, round bones found in joints that are held in place by tendons
bones of upper extremities scapula, clavicle, humerus, radius, ulna, carpals, metacarpals, phalanges
bones of lower extremities pelvic girdle, femur, patella, tibia, fibula, tarsals, metatarsals. phalanges
bones of axial skeleton skull, cervical vertebrae, thoracic vertebrae, lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, coccyx, ribs
Created by: elshalance
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