Skeletal System Review

Skeletal System Review - SKELETAL SYSTEM Overview: The...

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SKELETAL SYSTEM Overview: The skeletal system gives your body the _____________ and _____________ The _____________ is the framework of bones that support the muscles and protect the _____________ Bones also serve as points to which the muscles attach and create body movement Inside some bones there is a soft tissue that makes new _____________ Bone Growth: At birth the skeletal system is _____________ and made mostly of _____________. As a child grows bone tissues begins to replace the cartilage. At the end of long bones is a band of cartilage called the _____________, or growth plate, this is where cartilage will be replaced by bone tissue Soft spots on a newborn are areas of soft cartilage called _____________. These allow the _____________ to move during childbirth. After birth the skull bones grow until the soft cartilage is completely replaced. The joints where the skull bones meet are called _____________. Some will close in 2 months but the ones at the top of your head can take a
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