Anatomy Bone Study Guide Questions

Structure
Support and anchor for all soft tissue.

Storage
Stores fat in internal cavities of the bone.

Protection
Protects soft tissues. Ex. Skull.

Movement
Muscles attach to the bones

Blood Cell Formation
Occurs within the marrow cavity

Long Bones
Longer than wide

Short Bones
Cube shaped. Ex. Knee cap

Flat

Irregular

Compact

Spongy
There is lots of open space and it is needle like

Calcium Salts and Organic Parts
Calcium makes bones hard and the organic parts give the bones flexibility

Closed Simple Fracture
Clean break and no puncture

Open (compound)
Broken and puncture skin

Comminated
fragmented

Compression
Bone is crushed

Depressed
Broken and pressed inward

Impacted
Broken bone forced into eachother

Spinal
ragged break

Greenstick