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Anatomy and Physiology of the Skeletal System

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