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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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course BSC BSC1085 taught by Professor Sharonsimpson during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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