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The skeletal system is the body system composed of bones, cartilages, ligaments and other tissues that perform essential functions for the human body. Bone tissue, or osseous tissue, is a hard, dense connective tissue that forms most of the adult skeleton, the internal support structure of the body.
The Bones in Your Body by
Publication Date: 2015-01-01
The bones of the skeletal system give our bodies the support they require. Learn how bone forms, the difference between spongy bone and compact bone, how to keep bones healthy, and more. Chapters focusing on the spine, hands, and skull inform readers about key bone groupings. Consideration is given to the problems that can crop up with bones, including broken bones, bone diseases, and the need for bone replacement. Color photos and diagrams illustrate the informative text.
The Skeletal System by
Call Number: 612.7 ROZ
Publication Date: 2012-01-01