Skeleton and bones
Function of a skeleton:
- stores minerals
- protects organs
Skeleton is made up of of living cells such as bone and cartilage.Cartilage covers the end of a bone to reduce friction.
Ball and socket allow movement in many ways. HInge joint only allow movement in one place.
Joints are held together by ligaments, these have a high tensil strength but also slightly elastic to allow movement
Membranes release synovial fluids to lubricate…