2 Major FunctionsThe skeletal system has several functions…
3 Major Functions Support Protection Muscle attachment Provide shape Blood cell productionStorage of calcium
4 Generic PartsCan you name some bone parts we have talked about in class???
5 Generic Parts Epiphysis Diaphysis Cartilage Marrow Osteocytes OsteoblastsOsteoclasts
6 and marrow, which makes red and white blood cells The long and short of itLong bones contain:compact bonespongy boneand marrow, which makes red and white blood cells
7 cartilage Connective tissue found in joints Specialized cells called chondrocytesThree types of cartilageElasticHyalineFibrocartilageDoes not contain blood vesselsFunctions like a rubber cushion at ends of joints