oss/e, oss/i, oste/o, ost/o
Act as the framework for the body, protect the internal organs, and store the mineral calcium.
Red bone marrow forms some blood cells. Yellow bone marrow stores fat.
Creates smooth surface for motion within the joints and protects the ends of the bones.
Works with the muscles to make a variety of motions possible.
Connect one bone to another.
Forms the lining of synovial joints and secretes synovial fluid.
Lubricant that makes smooth joint movements possible.
Cushions areas subject to friction during movement.