Skeletal System - Skeletal System Functions Support o Keeps...

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Skeletal System 11/02/2008 09:59:00 Functions Support o Keeps body upright o Gives form o Provides places of attachment for muscles Leverage o Assistance in movement o Joints Mineral/energy storage o Calcium o Phosphorus o Yellow Bone Marrow Adipose cells Contain triglycerides Rarely used for energy, but available Blood Cell formation (hemopoisis) o Red Bone marrow Red blood cells have a finite lifespan, must be replaced  constantly Protection
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o Cranium o Thorasic Cage o Vertebral Column System Many tissues are collected into an organ o Bone Connective tissue o Blood vessels o Nerves o Lymph vessesls o Cartilage o Connective tissue covering 206 bones total in the system o Axial Skeleton Skull Cranium Face Hyoid Auditory ossicles Vertebral Column Thorax Sternum
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Ribs o Appendicular Skeleton Pectoral Clavicle Scapula Upper Limbs (extremeties) Humerus Only bone found in the ‘arm’ in anatomy Ulna Radius Carpals Metacarpals Phalanges Pelvic (Hip) Girdle Hip, pelvic, or coxal bone Lower limbs Femur Patella Fibula Tibia Tarsals Metatarsals Phalanges
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Bone Classifications 11/02/2008 09:59:00 Long Bone Longer than wide o Almost all bones of limbs o Appendicular skeleton
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course PSIO 201 taught by Professor Stanescu during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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