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Skeletal System - Functions, Bone Shapes


Skeletal System And Bone Shapes
  
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Name 2 basic fuctions of the skeletal system
 
1.manufactures blood cells red bone marrow. 2. Provides framework giving support & shape to the body
What are the bone shapes?
 
flat bones long bones short bones irregular bones
What are examples of flat bones
 
skull, ribs, (pelvis)
What are examples of long bones?
 
arms, legs, fingers, toes
What are examples of short bones?
 
carpals and tarsals
Name 2 more functions of the skeletal system.
 
3. provides attachment for muscles, acts as a lever for muscle movement 4. protects internal organs & tissues, stores minerals
What are examples of irregular bones
 
vertebrae (spine), pelvic

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