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Study Guide BIOS 1030 Chapter 5: Skeletal System 1. Name 3 reasons why we might want to study human bones. 2. Where is a good place to extract DNA from bones? 3. Which bone might be best used to look at height? Sex? What information does the eye orbits give? As a result which bone would be best to tell race and sex? 4. Name and explain the 5 functions of the skeletal system. 5. Where in the bones do blood cells and platelets come from (blood elements)? 6. Explain what a stem cell is. Why are they important? 7. Describe and locate the following in a long bone: head, shaft, compact bone, spongy bone, growth plate, cartilage, yellow and red marrow. 8. Describe how each of the following cells are involved in the skeletal system: osteocytes,
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