Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure

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Osseous Tissue and Skeletal Structure The Skeletal System: An Introduction The skeletal system includes • Bones of the skeleton • Cartilages, ligaments and other connective tissues that stabilize and connect Functions of the skeletal system • Support • Storage of minerals and lipids • Blood cell production • Protection
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Unformatted text preview: Leverage A Classification of Bones Bone shapes Long Flat Short Irregular Sesamoid Sutural Bone structure = two types of bone Compact bone (dense) Spongy bone (cancellous) A typical long bone includes Diaphysis Epiphyses Metaphysis Articular cartilage Marrow cavity Filled with red or yellow marrow...
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