Skeletal System

Framework That Supports Organs and Muscles


Bones: dynamic organ that is constantly remodeling and changing shape to adapt to the daily forces placed upon it

Ligaments: support to the body, protection to internal organs and aids in movement in conjunction with the muscular system

Tendons: only move bone in a pulling motion, When a force is exerted on muscles, tendons respond by pulling on the corresponding bone, causing movement

Nerves: Bones provide calcium that is essential for the proper functioning of the nervous system

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2 Major Diseases That Can Occur In The Skeletal System