Functions of skeleton, Biology

FUNCTIONS OF SKELETON -

1.      Support.

2.      To give shape to the body.

3.      Protection of different organs.

4.       Site for muscle attachment.

5.       Helpfull in movement.

6.       Formation of blood corpusulses.

7.       Helpful in vital activities as hearing, breathing & sound production.

8.       Storage of fat in long bones's marrow cavity.

Note :- Ca content and vit D are must in dietery requirement for skeletal system.

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