PB Biology Unit 13: Skeletal System

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ossification

laying down minerals to form bone

Joints

where bone meets bone

Tendon

connects muscle to bone

ligaments

tissue that connects bone to bone

Human Vertebrate is S-Shaped because

allows us to stand up

Scoliosis

an abnormal lateral S shaped curve to the vertebral column

Rickets

soft curved bones that results from a calcium deficiency in childhood

Osteoporosis

a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily because the body didn't have enough calcium and steals it from the bone

Sunovial Fluid

lubricating fluid

Skeletal Systems Function

support, protection, marrow produces blood celss, stores minerals

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