Most of a bone is filled with matrix and tiny bone cells and half of the matrix mass is water, the other half collagen protein and solid crystals of calcium carbonate and calcium phosphate. Inside the matrix are living bone cells found on the edges of bones and in small cavities. These little tiny bone cells have very important roles in the functions of the skeleton system. They allow the bones to grow and develop, be repaired following an injury or daily wear (getting older) and be broken down to release their stored minerals. The human body isn’t made of just one size bone.
Compact bone is formed by osteoblasts on the inside of periosteum 13. Intramembranous ossification is the process if replacing connective tissue to form an intramembranous bone. D. Endochondral Bones 1. Most of the bones are these types of bone 2. They develop as masses of hyaline cartilage 3.
The skeletal system frames our entire bodies and protects our fragile inner organs. We have two major types of bone in our body: compact bone and spongy bone. Compact bone is dense and looks smooth, while spongy bone is comprised of small needle-like pieces of bone with lots of open spaces. Our body contains 206 bones. The skeleton is separated into axial and appendicular sections.
Intramembranous ossification mainly occurs during the formation of the flat bones of the skull, as well as the mandible, maxilla, and clavicles. The bone is formed from connective tissue such as mesenchyme tissue rather than from cartilage. The bone is formed from connective tissue such as mesenchyme tissue. Stem cells, mesenchymal initiate the process of intramembranous ossification. A small cluster of mesenchymal cells will begin to replicate and form a group of cells called a nidus.
1.Introduction Bones are rigid organs that help remain internal structure of vertebrates and the femur is the largest bone in human. Femurs can withstand approximately ten times body weight in static but we can easily break them in dynamic situations. There are many types of bone fractures, but still can be classified roughly by the force directions and causes. Transverse fracture: a fracture at a right angle to the bone's axis. Oblique fracture: a fracture in which the break has a curved or Comminuted frac- ture in which the bone fragments into several pieces.
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Exploring the Skeletal System The precise number of bones in the adult human skeleton varies from one person to another, but on average there are 206 bones varying shapes and sizes. The skeleton is divided into two main parts. The central bones of the skull, ribs, spin (vertebral column) and breast bone (sternum) form the axial skeleton. The bones of the arms and legs, along with the shoulder blade (scapula), collar bone (clavicle) and pelvis make up the appendicular skeleton. The cylindrical, linked vertebrae of the spinal column offer strong, bony protection for the spinal cord.
They consist of; compact bone and spongy bone. First, compact bone depicts the main shaft of long bones in the human body such as the arms and legs. Its tissue is dense and hard and it also makes up the outer layer of most bones in our body. Meanwhile, spongy bone tissue is made up of smaller plates occupied with red bone marrow. Mostly, it is found at the ends of long bones such as the head of the femur.
Support is a very important fuction as without the skeleton the body would have no means of staying upright as almost all of the body tissues are soft this helps gives the body structure. The Skeleton plays an important role in the protection of the organs for example the skull protects the brain and the ribcage protect the lungs.The skeleton assists in the movement of the body as the ligaments in the body attach bone to bone and the tendons attach muscle to bone. To create movement the muscular system and the skeletal system work together creating the musculoskeletal. The skeleton can begin to move once the muscles contract. The fifth function of the skeleton is the formation of joints, these are essential to create movement within the body.
Structure of the skeletal system Axial Skeleton The axial skeleton is part of the skeleton where there is bones at the top and bottom of a vertebrate. The human skeleton has 80 bones and is made of 6 parts. The axial skeleton has 2 responsibilities. The first is to support and defend the organs in the dorsal and ventral cavities. The second is to make a surface for the muscles.