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1

What does the body framework consist of?

It consists of bone, cartilage, ligaments, and joints.

2

What are the functions of the Skeletal System?



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1. Support
2. Movement
3. Blood cell formation
4. Protection of internal organs
5. Detoxification
6. Provision for muscle attachment
7. Mineral Storage

3

What is Hemopoiesis?

Blood Cell formation

4

What are different types of individual bones?

1. Long Bone
2. Short Bones
3. Flat Bones
4. Irregular Bones
5. Sesamoid Bones

5

What kind of bone has an irregular epiphysis at each end, composed mainly of spongy bone, and a shaft composed of compact bone?

Long Bone

6

What are cells that form compact bone?

Osteoblasts

7

What does the Axial Skeleton consist of?

Skull, Vertebral column, twelve pairs of ribs, and the sternum.

8

How many bones does the skull contain?

28

9

How many facial bones are there?

14

10

How many cranial vault bones are there?

14