Anatomy and Physiology of the Skeletal System

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Human skeleton parts, function, and health care.

synthesis

the forming of something new out of two or more things. Example: take wood and nails and make a chair

skeletal system

the network of bones inside of you is the

yogurt, cheese, and milk

3 foods that have traditionally been considered main sources of calcium

spinach, turnip greens, mustard greens, collard greens, and tofu

According to George Mateljan of the George Mateljan Foundation, the most excellent sources of calcium are what five things?

rickets

Not enough vitamin D can result in

rib cage

Protects your heart, lungs, and other organs.

brain

Your skull protects your

red bone marrow

blood cells found in many bones are made in the

fat

stored in the yellow bone marrow

lipids

fats stored in the yellow bone marrow

minerals

bones store __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __

mineral

calcium is a

yogurt, cheese, and milk

traditionally considered the main foods that contain calcium are three foods

true

Osteoporosis is often caused by too much yogurt, cheese, and milk.

osteoporosis

weak bones with lots of tiny holes in them

vitamin D

besides calcium, what can be ingested that makes bones strong?

rickets

not enough vitamin D can result in

malnourishment or malnutrition

not getting enough of the right kinds of nutrients causes

eats

malnourishment can be due to an organisms inability to adequately process what it

nutrients

malnourishment can be due to an organism eating food lacking in __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __ , such as overcooked food, pre-processed food, not having enough uncooked fresh food, polluted food from pesticides, and foods such as milk products, hay, or some beans that are hard for human organisms to process well.

true

Foods that are healthy and easy to process in the organism may extend life.

mineral

phosphorus is a

malnutrition

synonym for malnourishment

milk, pasteurized human milk, cheese, wheat, hydrogenated food

Name just a few products that are difficult for people to process, and can cause illness or death. Here are the first letters. m, phm, c, w, h f. (The m includes only the kind that is not raw and that is not from humans)

ligaments

tissues made of tough collagen fibers that hold bones in place at the joints

costal cartilage

resilient tissue that attaches ribs to sternum

seven

number of attached ribs

true ribs

atttached ribs are called

five

At a minimum, how many false ribs do people normally have?

floating ribs

some people have an extra set of these ribs

two

how many floating ribs do most people have

four

how many floating ribs do some people have that are more than most people

sternum

floating ribs are called floating ribs because they are not even attached at all to the

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