anatomy Ch06h - Human Anatomy McKinley O'Loughlin Chapter 6...

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Human Anatomy Chapter 6: The Skeletal System; Cartilage and Bone Connective Tissue Skeletal System o Includes the bones of the skeleton as well as cartilage, ligaments, and other connective tissues that stabilize or connect the bones. Cartilage Connective Tissue 3 Major Functions of Cartilage Types of Cartilage o The human body has three types of cartilage: 1. Hyaline cartilage 2. Fibrocartilage 3. Elastic cartilage Hyaline cartilage Fibrocartilage Elastic cartilage
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Bone Bones are dynamic organs o Bones are composed of all tissue types. Functions of Bone 1. Support and Protection 2. Movement 3. Hemopoiesis 4. Storage of Mineral and Energy Reserves Support and Protection Movement Hemopoiesis Storage of Mineral and Energy Reserves Classification of Bone by Shape Bones may be classified according to their shape o Long e.g. tibia, radius, distal phalanx of little finger o Short e.g. bones of the wrist (carpals) and ankle (tarsus) 1. Sesamoid bones
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o Flat o Irregular
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This note was uploaded on 05/11/2011 for the course BIOL 20 taught by Professor Staff,m during the Spring '08 term at Fresno City College.

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anatomy Ch06h - Human Anatomy McKinley O'Loughlin Chapter 6...

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