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Inside or Outside
· Endo skeleton ­ internal skeleton made
from cartilage (shark) or bone (human)
e.g. humans, frogs, birds. These are
living tissues.
· Exo skeleton ­ external skeleton made
from chitin e.g. insects
· Some animals e.g. worms do not have a
skeleton made of hard material…read more

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Skull
Clavicle
Scapula
Sternum
Rib Humerus
Vertebral Column
Ulna
Radius
Carpals
Metacarpals
Pelvis Phalanges
Femur
Patella
Tarsals Tibia
Metatarsals Fibula
Phalanges…read more

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Long Bones
· Long Bones are hollow
­ this makes them
stronger than solid
bones
· The head is covered
with cartilage
· The shaft is filled
with bone marrow
with blood vessels…read more

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Bones
· Cartilage and bone are susceptible to
infection but can grow and repair
themselves
· In humans, the skeleton starts off being
cartilage which is slowly replaced by the
addition of calcium and phosphorous
(ossification)
· The more cartilage in a bone = the
younger the person…read more

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Fractures…read more

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UBarnett

Awesome summary - thanks

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