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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