The Skeletal System

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The skeletal system:

The skeletal system Ernestine t. Aquino Discussant

The skeletal system:

The skeletal system The framework of the body, consisting of bones and other connective tissues, which protects and supports the body tissues and internal organs. 

Functions of the skeletal system:

Functions of the skeletal system Support Protection Movement Storage Blood Cell Production

Parts of the skeletal system:

Parts of the skeletal system Bones Joints Cartilages ligaments

2 divisions of the skeletal system:

2 divisions of the skeletal system Axial Skeleton (Skull, Ribs and Vertabra ) Appendicular Skeleton (Pelvis, Extremities)

2 basic types of bone tissue:

2 basic types of bone tissue Compact bone Spongy bone

Classification of bones on the basis of shape:

Classification of bones on the basis of shape

Classification of bones on the basis of shape:

Classification of bones on the basis of shape Long bones Typically longer than wide Have a shaft with heads at both ends Contain mostly compact bone Short bones Generally cube-shape Contain mostly spongy bone

Classification of bones on the basis of shape:

Classification of bones on the basis of shape Flat bones Thin and flattened, usually curved Thin layers of compact bone around a layer of spongy bone Irregular bones Irregular in shape Do not fit into other bone classification categories

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