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Système Squelettique

Skeletal System

Skeleton Functions body support, allow movement, protect internal organs.
Skull bone, protects the brain.
Collar bone bone, attaches onto shoulder blade.
Shoulder Blade bone, attached onto arm.
Ribs bones, protect lungs and heart.
Vertebrae bones, protect spinal cord.
Humerus upper part of arm.
Radius/Ulna lower part of arm.
Pelvis the place the spine is attached.
Femur upper part of leg.
Tibia/Fibula lower part of leg.
Joints allow you to move your body.
Hinge Joints allows movement, one direction only e.g. elbows and knees.
Ball and Socket Joints allows movement, more than one direction e.g. shoulder and ankle.
Muscles helps movement, along with joints.
Tendons connect muscle to bone.
Ligaments connect bone to bone.
Antagonistic Pairs pairs of muscles, carry out opposite functions e.g. biceps and triceps.
Fixed Joints joints that can't move e.g. the skull.
Synovial Fluid lets joints move more freely.
Cartilage stops friction in joints.
Created by: sciencespook