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Functions/Bones of the Body

The Functions of the Skeletal System

The skeletal system includes the bones and joints of the body. It has five important functions:

  1. Protection of Vital Organs
  2. Muscle Attachment
  3. Joints for Movement
  4. Storing Calcium & Phosphorus
  5. Red and white blood cell production


Bones of the Body


Classification of Bones


Quick-Fire Questions

1. One of the functions of the skeletal system is to produce calcium and phosphorus. These two minerals help to....

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Which of the following is not a function of the skeletal system?

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The arrow is pointing to which bone of the body?

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Which bone is the arrow pointing to in the picture above?

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The vertebral column can be classified as what type of bone?

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