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1

Where is the cranium

Your head

2

Where is the sternum

Your breast bone

3

Where is the ilium

Part of the pelvis

4

What is the clavicle

Your collar bone

5

What is the appendicular skeleton

Your arms and legs

6

What is the axial skeleton

Bones located in the upper central part of the body

7

What are the types of vertebrae

Cervical
Thoracic
Lumbar
Sacrum
Coccyx

8

Name the types of bones

Flat bones
Short bones
Long bones
Irregular bones
Sesamoid bones

9

What are the functions of the skeletons

Support
Movement
Protection
Production of blood cells
Storage of minerals
Endocrine regulation

10

What is the function of long bones

The help with Movement(arms and legs)

11

What is the function of short bones

To provide Support, strength and stability (carpals and tarsals)

12

What are the functions of flat bones

Protect vital organs and provide a broad flat surface area for muscles(ribs, sternum, scapula, cranium)

13

What is the function of irregular bones

They have a specific shape and protect nerves (33 vertebrae)

14

What is the function of sesamoid bones

Helps with movement in the knee (patella)

15

Where do you find the ball and socket joints

Shoulder and hip joints

16

Where do you find hinge joints

Elbow and knee joints