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Skeleton Functions

  • protects
  • support
  • mineral storage
  • blood cell production

key terms:

joint- where two or bones meet.

appendicular- bones of upper and lower limbs

axial- long axis of the body. e.g skull,spine and rib cage.

ligament-tough band of fibrous, elastic cinnective tissue. bone to bone.

tendon- strong connective tissue. muscle to bone.

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