Bones and cartilage

GCSE biology revision of bones and cartilage

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  • Created by: harry
  • Created on: 01-04-13 11:31
Two types of skeleton
Vertebrates and Invertebrates
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Advantages of an internal skeleton
Grows with the body, easy to attach muscles to it and more flexible
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What do bones start off as in the womb?
Cartilage
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How does cartilage turn to bone?
Blood vessels deposit calcium and phosphorus in the cartilage which turns to bone
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What is this process known as?
Ossification
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Advantages of an internal skeleton

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Grows with the body, easy to attach muscles to it and more flexible

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What do bones start off as in the womb?

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Card 4

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How does cartilage turn to bone?

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Card 5

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What is this process known as?

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