The bodily system that consists of the bones, their associated cartilages, and the joints, and supports and protects the body, produces blood cells, and stores minerals.
Spongey bone/cancels bone
1 of the 2 basic types of bone.
It's composed of small needlelike pieces of bone and lots of open space
Inside is red marrow
Typically longer than they are wide.
They have a shaft with heads at both ends.
They are mostly compact bones.
All bones of the limbs except the wrist and ankle bones are long.
Thin, flattened and usually carved.
They have two thin layers of compact bone sandwiching a layer of spongy bone between them.
The skull, ribs, and sternum are flat.
Bones that do not fit one of the proceeding categories.
The vertebrae and hip bones are irregular.
special type of short bone that forms in tendons; ex: patella; purpose is to alter direction of pull of a tendon
The ends of a long bone.
Each consists of a thin layer of compact bone enclosing an area filled with spongy bone.
The cavity of the shaft that is primarily a storage area for yellow marrow (produces fat cells).
5 main functions
4) Storage of minerals
5) Blood formation called Hematopoiesis
A fibrous connective tissue membrane that connects bone to muscle.
This membrane surrounds the outside of a bone.
Periosteum is connected to the bone by millions of thread-like structures called sharpies fibers