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Skeletal System

Skeletal System
Kanwal
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  • epithelial
    skin
  • connective
    joins, supports, protects
  • axial skeleton
    skull, vertebrae, ribs, sternum
  • appendicular skeleton
    arms, legs, shoulder, hip, fingers, toes
  • compact bone
    solid bone
  • spongy bone
    bone with open spaces
  • ligaments
    holds joints together
  • tendons
    attach muscles to bones
  • ball & socket joints
    hip and shoulder
  • hinge joint
    knee and elbow
  • arthritis
    disease that affects the joints
  • osteoporosis
    disease causes bones to become less dense
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