Skeletal System

the function of the system.

The skeletal system performs vital functions support, movement,


roles

ligaments .connective tissue which attaches bone to bone,

muscle Support and Movement.

nerves.Neurons in the brain communicate via electrical impulses and neurotransmitters


labeled skeleton

long bone

2 major disorders

Osteoporosis

Calcium carbonate

the body constantly absorbs and replaces bone tissue. With osteoporosis,

bone fracture or loss of height

Leukemia

A cancer of blood-forming tissues, hindering the body's ability to fight infection