The human skeleton

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Human Anatomy
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The human skeleton

Your Skeletal System is all of the bones in your body and the tissues such as tendons, ligaments and cartilage that connect them.

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The Human Skeleton

The Skeletal System has two distinctive parts known as the Axial Skeleton and the Appendicular Skeleton. The Axial Skeleton consist of the vertebrae column, ribcage and the skull with a total of 80 bones. The Appendicular Skeleton consist of the upper and lower limbs, the pectoral and pelvic girdles with a total of 126 bones. In all there are 206 bones in a human adult body.

Check out this website for fun facts: http://library.thinkquest.org/07aug/01618/funfacts.html

How do I keep my bones healthy?By exercising daily like walking, playing sports and eating healthy diary products like milk, low-fat cheese and yogurt. They have calcium that helps the bones get stronger.

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The Skeletal System perform many vital functions such as support, movement, protection, blood cell production, calcium storage and endocrine regulation that enable us to move through our daily lives.


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