Skeletal System.

A skeleton's favorite instrument is the trumbone.

This system serves different functions.

The system of the skeleton provides support, movement, protection, blood cell production, calcium storage and endocrine regulation.

Roles within the System.

Bones provide structure and calcium.

Ligaments hold bones together at joints.

Muscles help the bones move by contracting.

Tendons attach muscle to bone.

Nerves control the movement of muscles.

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The long bone.

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Skeletal Problemos.

Bone cancer is a disorder within bone cells. Symptoms include pain in any bones in the body. Surgery is the main treatment for bone cancer.

Leukemia is a cancer of blood forming tissues, damaging the body's ability to fight infection. Symptoms include pain in bones or joints. Treatment includes chemotherapy.

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