Biology- Skeleton



That adult skeleton has 216 bones. The function of the skeleton is for support, shape, to allow movement, for posture, for red blood cell production, and to provide protection to the organs inside.

The cranium is the skull- the skull is made of several pieces of bones, but together they are called the cranium. The vertebral column lines up the spinal cord. The shoulder joint involves three main bones- the scapula, the humerus, and the clavicle. The elbow joint is made up of three main bones- humerus, the radius and the ulna. The hip


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