Bones and cartilage

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  • Bones and Cartilage
    • Bones
      • Bone  marrow
        • Makes new blood cells
        • Spongy
      • Living Cells
    • Cartilage
      • Living tissue
      • Grow
      • Repair itself
      • Blood vessels deposit calcium and phosphorus
        • Ossification
      • Covers end of bones
        • Prevents friction
    • Skeleton
      • Support
      • Movement
      • Protection
    • Vertebrates
      • Mammals
      • Fish
      • Amphibians
      • Reptiles
      • Birds
      • Internal Skeleton
        • Easily  grow
        • Easy to attach muscle
        • More support
        • More flexible
    • Damage
      • Fractures
        • Can injure nearby tissue
        • Osteoporosis
          • Brittle bones
          • Treated with calcium supplements
          • Makes the bones softer
          • Calcium is lost
      • Infections

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