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Human skeleton parts, function, and health care.


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?


Not enough vitamin D can result in

rib cage

Protects your heart, lungs, and other organs.


Your skull protects your

red bone marrow

blood cells found in many bones are made in the


stored in the yellow bone marrow


fats stored in the yellow bone marrow


bones store __ __ __ __ __ __ __ __


calcium is a

yogurt, cheese, and milk

traditionally considered the main foods that contain calcium are three foods


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


weak bones with lots of tiny holes in them

vitamin D

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


not enough vitamin D can result in

malnourishment or malnutrition

not getting enough of the right kinds of nutrients causes


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


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.


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


phosphorus is a


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)


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

costal cartilage

resilient tissue that attaches ribs to sternum


number of attached ribs

true ribs

atttached ribs are called


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

floating ribs

some people have an extra set of these ribs


how many floating ribs do most people have


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


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

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