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Name 2 things bones do.
1)provide the framework for the body
2)they protect and support internal organs
Bones provide_____because they are a _____for muscles.
1)movement
2)point of attachment
What 2 minerals are necessary for the growth of bones and are stored in bone cavities?
1)calcium
2)phosphorus
How many bones are in the skull?
29
How many bones are in the vertebrae?
26
How many bones are in the ribs/sternum?
25
How many bones are in the upper extremities?
64 *32 in each arm*
How many bones are in each arm?
32
How many bones are in the lower extremities?
62 *31 in each leg
How many bones are in each leg?
31
Fossa
Shallow cavity in or on a bone
Foramen
Opening for passage of blood vessels and nerves.
fissure
A narrow, deep, slit-like opening.
Sulcus
A groove or furrow
Sinus
A hollow cavity within a bone
What are bones made up of?
depressions or hollow regions