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Name the 5 functions of the skeletal system
support
storage
blood cell production
protection
leverage
What function of the skeletal system is support for the entire body and the framework for soft tissues and organs?
support
What function of the skeletal system is to protect organs and soft tissues, spinal cord, brain, lungs, and heart
protection
Name some of the long bone in the body
arms, legs, phalanges
Name some of the short bones
carpuls & tarsals
Name some of the thin, flat, relatively parallel surfaces
Parietal bon in skull, ribs, sternum, shoulder blade
Name some of the irregular bones
Short, notched, flat, ridged bone such as vertebrae, skull, pelvis
Name some of the sesamoid bones (small flat bones
patella
Name some of sutural bones (small, flat, irregular)
Form in skull where it sutures together, can be size from a grain of sand to size of a quarter
Name the two type of bone structure
compact (Dense surface bone)
spongy bone (airy open network)
What is the shaft of the long bone called
diaphysis
What is the head of a long bone
epiphysis