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Muscle/Skeletal System Types of Skeletons: Endoskeleton : internal skeleton composed of calcium carbonate and/or cartilage Exoskeleton : external skeleton, often made of chitin, which provides protection and prevents drying out Functions: Allows movement Protects tissues and organs Stores materials Produces blood cells Development of Bone A. Bone is a living tissue – blood vessels and nerves run throughout B. In developing fetus, bones made of cartilage C. As development continues, osteoblasts replace cartilage cells and a calcium compound is added, this is called ossification D. Ossification is not completed (in humans) until ~25 years old Parts of Bone Bone Marrow in the center of bones produces blood cells and bone cells. Solid/Compact bone is the very dense, hard bone. Spongy is softer bone found usually near the ends. Joints A. Joints are points where bones connected B. Held together by ligaments (bone to bone) C. Types of Joints (maybe more description of joints)
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course BSCI BSCI 110B taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '09 term at Vanderbilt.

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