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question and answers on skeletal system

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question and answers on skeletal system Bio 2110k

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here is an overview (questions and answers) for topics related to the skeletal system
Human anatomy & physiology
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This 0 page Bundle was uploaded by ayesha on Tuesday December 8, 2015. The Bundle belongs to Bio 2110k at Georgia State University taught by in Spring 2014. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see Human anatomy & physiology in Biology at Georgia State University.


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Date Created: 12/08/15
Skeletal System Review Questions 1 What are the functions of the skeletal system Support Bone is hard and rigid cartilage is exible yet strong Cartilage in nose external ear thoracic cage and trachea Ligaments bone to bone Protection Skull around brain ribs sternum vertebrae protect organs of thoracic cavity Movement Produced by muscles on bones via tendons Ligaments allow some movement between bones but prevent excessive movement Storage Ca and P Stored then released as needed Adipose tissue stored in marrow cavities Blood cell production Bone marrow that gives rise to blood cells and platelets What are the components of the skeletal system Bone compact and spongy Cartilage three types a Hyaline b Fibrocartilage c Elastic Tendons and ligaments Drawlabeldiagram the structure of a typical long bone Expanded ends Spongybune interior pmugsgngine remnant of growth plate 39 Adieumlhyalineicanilage a on joint Surfaces Differentiate and describe periosteum and endosteum Periosteumcovers compact bone on the outside Endosteumcovers spongy bone within Describe the microscopic anatomy of compact bone and spongy bone What are the components Compact Perforating Volkmann s canals At right angles to the central canal Connects blood vessels and nerves of the periosteum and central canal Lacunae small cavities that contain osteocytes Canaliculi hairlike canals that connect lacunae to each other and the central canal Spongyzz Trabeculae Align along lines of stress No osteons Contain irregularly arranged lamellae osteocytes and canaliculi Capillaries in endosteum supply nutrients


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