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Visualizing Human Biology 5th Edition

Visualizing Human Biology (5th Edition)

Book Edition5th Edition
Author(s)Ireland
ISBN9781119398158
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons
SubjectBiology
Section 6.1: The Skeletomuscular System Is Multifunctional and Dynamic
Section 6.2: Bone Is Strong and Light Tissue
What a Scientist Sees
Section 6.3: The Skeleton Holds It All Together
Ethics and Issues
Section 6.4: Skeletal Muscles Exercise Power
Think Critically
Section 6.5: Whole-Muscle Contractions Require Energy
What a Scientist Sees
End of Chapter

Chapter 6, Section 6.1, Concept Check , Exercise 1

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Explanation

Skeletomuscular is composed of the bones, muscles, cartilage, tendons, ligaments and other connective tissues.

Functions of the skeletomuscular system:

  • The skeletomuscular system supports the body and binds the organs and tissues. 
  • It is involved in the locomotion and movement of the body.  
  • It is involved in the protection of the vital organs of the body. 

Verified Answer

The skeletomuscular system is majorly involved in the movement and support of the body.

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