Explain The Structure And Function Of The Skeletal System

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In this content am going to be talking and explaining the structure and function of the skeletal system. I will be talking about: Axial skeleton, Appendicular. Also highlighting the different types of bone such as long bones, short bones flat bones, irregular bones and sesamoid bones. I am also going to be talking about how your body is

Axial skeleton
The axial skeleton is part of the skeleton that has bones from the head and the trunk which are found in the vertebrate, it forms the main axis or core of your skeletal system. It has 80 bones and is split into eight parts; the skull bones, the ossicles of the middle ear, the hyoid bone, the rib cage, sternum and the vertebral column. Ity kepps the heart and the lungs safe from any damge that the body might experience. It is also the portion of
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With out the support we wouldn’t be able to function in the right way. The skeletal system is very important because of the bones that are found in our body, nearly all bones hold our vital organs in place whilst you are moving.
Protection- The cranium and the ribs are both very important for protection. Cranium protects your brain form any impact or any wrong movements that the body might experience. The ribs are just as important because they protect the heart and your lungs, they stop anything that will try and damage the lungs the lung a very important because if they are not working right the heart will not function properly. The heart is protected by the ribs in order for it to function without it being in risk of any damage from the outside.
Blood cell production – Red blood cells and white blood cells are produced in the bone marrow of the bones, this is because it protects the body form any infection that might start. Red blood cells deliver oxygen into the body tissues this happens by blood flow from the heart through the circulatory
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