Chapter 06 Skeletal System

Chapter 06 Skeletal System - 8/16/2010 Skeletal System...

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8/16/2010 1 Skeletal System Chapter 6: Introduction to the Axial Skeleton Skeleton=‘dried up’? Skeletal System: Background Osteology – the study of bone and bone tissue Arthrology – the study of joints and articulations Endoskeleton Grows throughout life Functions of the Skeletal System 1 Support – rigid framework for softer tissues and organs 2Pro tec t ion 3 Body Movement – anchor sites for muscles, levers 4. Mineral Storage – calcium, phosphorus 5. Hemopoiesis – blood formation Organization of the Skeletal System 206 total bones –axial skull (auditory ossicles), hyoid, spine, rib cage: 80 – appendicular pectoral girdle, arms, pelvic girdle, legs: 126 –others wormian, sesamoid (patella, FPB, FHB) Classification of Bones Structure of a Typical Long Bone
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This note was uploaded on 08/05/2011 for the course APK 2100 taught by Professor Dr.tillman during the Summer '07 term at University of Florida.

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