Provides Shape and structure to the
body. Allows for movement. Protects
vital organs. Produces blood cells.
Rigid, strong bone is well suited for bearing
weight and is the major supporting tissue of
Bone is hard and protects the organs it
Skeletal muscle attach to bones by tendons,
which are strong bands of connective tissue.
Human newborns have over 270 bones
A typical adult human skeleton consists of 206
Bones need regular exercise to stay as strong as
Strengthen your skeleton by drinking milk and
eating other dairy products (like low-fat
cheese, frozen yogurt, and ice cream).
is a disease of bones that leads to an increased
risk of fracture.
A bone scan is a test to help find the cause of
your back pain. It can be done to find damage
to the bones, find cancer that has spread to the
bones, and watch problems such as infection
and trauma to the bones.