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Skeletal System

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Heidi Allen

on 4 November 2013

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Transcript of Skeletal System

Skeletal System
The Skeletal System
designed by Péter Puklus for Prezi
Functions:
1. Protection
Structure of Bone
1. Gross anatomy
2. Microscopic anatomy
Bone Growth and Remodeling
Joints
Fibrous joints: bones are united by tissues (eventually may calcify) Sutures are a good example
Cartilaginous joints: bone ends are connected by cartilage
Synovial joints: articulating bone ends are separated by a joint cavity
Homeostatic Imbalances
Osteoporosis: bone becomes porous and brittle
Osteoarthritis: articular cartilage wears away exposing a roughened bone surface
2. Storage
3. Support
4. Movement
5. Blood cell formation
Classification of Bones:
1. Compact Bone
2. Spongy Bone
3. Long Bones
4. Short Bones
5. Flat Bones
6. Irregular Bones
Gross Anatomy of a Long Bone
Microscopic Structure of Bone
Bone Development
Bone Growth
Bone Remodeling
Osteoblasts: cells that form bone
Osteoclasts: cells that break down bone
Synovial Joint
Articular cartilage
Fibrous articular capsule
Joint cavity
Reinforcing ligaments
Osteoporosis
Osteoarthritis
Bone Repair
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