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    Skeletal System

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    The Skeletal System The skeletal system has many functions, and one function includes supporting and protecting the body while providing the shape and form of the body. The skeletal system consists of connective tissues whereas it comprises of cartilage, bones, tendons and ligaments. The skeletal system also functions as a means of providing mobility and a storage unit for minerals, fats and production of blood cells. There are different components that make up the skeleton. The skeleton is firm, yet flexible from its fibrous connective tissues filled with minerals all known as the bone, cartilage, tendons, joints, and ligaments. The bone is comprised of collagen and calcium phosphate, which contributes to the firmness of the bone. The function…

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    The Skeletal System

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    The skeletal system is a very important part of a human’s body. Without the skeletal system, we would not be able to move. The skeletal system is made up of mostly bone, but also tendons, ligaments and cartilage, which are arranged into a solid structure that supports and protects the body. We will look at the skeletal system in more detail covering, the functions, bone structure, bone classification, joint classification and diseases that affect the skeletal system. The skeletal system has…

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    The skeletal system consists of two hundred and six bones, plus it is important because it protects our organs. It starts from your skull and it ends at your phalanges. It also helps to move around an support an individual. The skeletal system develops from having up to two hundred and seventy bones when an infant to having two hundred and six bones when an adult.(Zimmermann, 2015) Females and males tend to have different skeletal systems, since women give birth they need a flatter and larger…

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    P1 Skeletal System

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    Name: Muhammad Rahim 17/09/2015 1.1 Skeletal Systems P1 Describe the structure and function of the skeletal system. In the following diagram on the right, The Axial Skeleton is shown in red and the Appendicular skeleton is shown in blue respectively. Five Different Types of Bones According to the shapes of the bones and their structure, bones can be classified accordingly. The main 5 types of bones (in terms of their shape) are listed together with brief descriptions and examples of…

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    The skeletal system has several functions. These functions include supporting the body, protecting the vital organs, providing a point of attachment for skeletal muscles, giving the body shape, and aiding in the formation of red blood cells, white blood cells, and white blood cells, and platelet. In addition, the bones of the skeletal system also store the body’s main supply of calcium. Osteoporosis is a condition that causes the bones to weaken and become fragile due to a lack of calcium in the…

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    Skeletal System Process

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    The Process of the Skeletal System The human body consists of around 300 bones at birth, but as the body grows, the bones shrivel up and decrease to 206 bones. Those 206 bones form the skeletal system. Each bone varies in shape and size. The skeletal system is much more than framework for the body. The skeletal system has many functions. The skeletal system is composed of dynamic living tissues and it interacts with all of the other organ systems. The skeletal system even remodels its self.…

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    The skeletal system is known as the support system of the body that also provides protection of the internal organs. The skeletal system consists of bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons (Tortora and Derrickson 2014). “The study of bone structure and the treatment of bone disorders is called osteology” (Tortora and Derrickson 2014). Bone is made of various tissues working together, and because of this, bones are thought of as organs (Tortora and Derrickson 2014). Bones are constantly going…

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    Hi Everyone. Instructor Murphy did an excellent job of describing the skeletal system in more detail for us in her recent post. I though it would be fun to talk about some of the different types of fractures that can occur. Simple fractures or closed fractures occur when a bone breaks without breaking through the skin. In general, these fractures are treated with immobilization and may require surgical repair. Compound fractures can also be called open fractures and are named as such because…

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    The Skeletal System is basically the skeleton that helps support your entire body. In the skeletal system, however, there is more than one form of skeleton: the external exoskeleton of arthropods and the internal endoskeleton of vertebrates. The skeleton itself has 206 bones in the adult human body. The skeleton has two forms: the axial skeleton and the appendicular skeleton. The axial skeleton supports the center axis of the body and consists of the skull, vertebral column, and the rib…

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    The adult skeletal system has 206 bones,well as the network of many tendons, ligaments and cartilage. They perform many of functions in your body, it supports, creates movement, protection, your blood cell production, your calcium storage and the endocrine regulation. Bones in our body support us and protect us. The bones of the legs, pelvis, Are back hold up the body to maintain are posture, the jaw supports the teeth, mostly all the bones in our body support our muscles and tendons in…

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