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The Skeletal System (1)

The Skeletal System (1) - Spongy Bone • Found at the end...

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The Skeletal System
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Skeleton
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Functions 1. Supports the body 2. Protects internal organs 3. Provides movement 4. Stores minerals 5. Site of blood cell formation
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Axial vs. Appendicular Axial: skull, rib cage, vertebrae Appendicular: arms, legs, hip
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Axial vs. Appendicular
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Epiphysis The ends of the bone.
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Unformatted text preview: Spongy Bone • Found at the end of long bones. • Hard bone, that forms a latticework structure. • Makes bone flexible. Red Bone Marrow • Found inside the spongy bone. • Creation of red blood cells, some white blood cells and platelets happens here....
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