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