bio Skeletal system reading notes

bio Skeletal system reading notes - Skeletal system A...

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Skeletal system A skeletal is divided into two main parts. The central bones are made up of the skull, ribs, vertebral column (spine), and sternum. The appendicular skeleton make up bones of the arms and legs and scapula/ clavicle and pelvis. Bone tissue: inside the long bones of the body consist of numerous struts called trabeculae. This structure make bones light weight and strong. Base of skull: the spinal cord reaches the brain through a large opening in the base of the skull called foramen magnum. The shape of bones reflects their function. Long bones act as lever to raise and lower; and flat bones including in the skull form a protective shell. There are 27 bones in your fingers (foot) Tarsal = (hand)carpals (Foot) Metatarsals = (hand) metacarpals there are 12 pairs of ribs that all attach to the spine Pelvic bones for women are smaller wider form because of the function of childbearing There are 22 bones in the skull The spine is made up of 33 ring like bones called vertebrae that are linked by a serious mobile joints. Structure of the spine
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