Chapter 6 Skeletal System

Chapter 6 Skeletal System - Chapter 6 The Skeletal System:...

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Chapter 6 The Skeletal System: Bone Tissue Pages 176; 186 – 194 : Fig. 6.3 Bone is very much alive It’s 25% water, 25% collagen fiber (allows bend), and 50% crystallized mineral salt (Calcium phosphate, calcium carbonate, and calcium hydroxide; gives the strength) Compact bone-80% and spongy bone-20% 1. Support – the structural framework of the body, supports soft tissue and provides attachment point for tendons . 2. Protection – Protects most important internal organs from injury. a. Brain by skull…Vertebral Column by Spinal Cord…Heart and lungs by the rib cage. 3. Movement – When muscles contract, the bones produce movement. 4. Mineral – Stores calcium and phosphorus . a. Also stores growth factors i. IGF: Insulin Growth Factors ii. TGF: Transforming Growth Factors 5. Blood Cell Production – Red blood bone marrow produce red and white blood cells and platelets. a.
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