The Skeletal System
The Human Body
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Skull- The bones of the head that surround and protect the brain. Ribs- Narrow bones that curve around around the body from the spine in back to the breast bone in front. Ribs protect the organs inside. Humerus- The long bone of the upper arm that extends from shoulder to elbow. Vertebrae- Bones that form the backbone. Phalanges- Any bone in the fingers or toes. Femur- The long bone of the leg extending from the hip to the knee and supporting the thigh
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The Skeletal System Facts
The adult human skeletal system consists of 206 bones, as well as a network of tendons, ligaments and cartilage that connects them. The skeletal system performs vital functions — support, movement, protection, blood cell production, calcium storage and endocrine regulation — that enable us to move through our daily lives.