Skeletal System

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Skeletal System

Arthritis:Inflammation of the jointPrefix: None; Root: Arth; Suffix: itisArthrodesis:Surgical union or fixation of the jointPrefix: None; Root: Arthr/o;Suffix: DesisArthroplasty:Plastic reconstruction of the jointPrefix: None;Root: Arthr/o;Suffix: PlastyCervical:Pertaining to the neck.Prefix: None; Root: Cervic; Suffix: AlChondrectomy:Removal of the cartilagePrefix: none; Root: Chondr; Suffix: EctomyIntercostal:Between the ribs.Prefix: Inter; Root: Cost; Suffix: AlOrthopedics:pertaining to correcting or straightening the bonesPrefix: Ortho;Root: Ped;Suffix: IcsOsteoarthritis:Inflammation of the bones and jointsPrefix: Osteo;Root: Arthr;Suffix: Itis

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The major bones in the Cranium, Clavicle, Sternum, Humerus, Radius, Ulna, Patella, Tibia, Fibula, Tarsals, Metatarsals, Femus, Phalanges, Metacarpals, Carpals, Sacrum, Pelvis, Cocy X, Vertebra, Rib Scapula, and Mandible.

The skeletal system performs vital functions, they support movement, protection, blood cell production, calcium storage and endocerine regulation, they allow us to move through out our daily lives.

Major Bones and Functions

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The Skeletal System is the bones in the body and the tissuessd such as tendons, ligaments, and Cartilage. The main purpose of the skeletal system is to support our body and without it we would not be able to do daily things we do everyday. Our skeletal system is made up of 206 bones in our body, but at birth we originally have 300 bones.

What is the Skeletal System?

How do our bones help us?

Our skeletal system does not only help us walk but it also helps keeping out organs and fragile body tissues safe. The brain, eyes, heart, lungs, and spinal cord are protected by our skeleton. The Cranium protects our eyes and brain. The ribs protect our lungs, heart, and vertebrate.

Skeletal System


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