What are Ligaments? Fibrous bands of connective tissue linking two or more bones, cartilages, or structures together, to form a joint.
5 functions of a skeleton Support –the body is kept in position by the muscles that attach to the skeleton. Protection –the flat bones protect the internal organs. Movement –provided by the joints
5 Functions of a Skeleton Production of Blood –blood cells are produced in the red bone marrow in the center of some bones, including the pelvis, ribs, vertebrae and sternum. The yellow bone marrow stores fat. Storage –Minerals are stored in the bone, mostly calcium and phosphorus