Chapter 45

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  1. What are the functions of the skeletal system?
    • protects the body from mechanical injury
    • Contains red bone marrow === makes body cells
  2. What bones is the red bone marrow contained ?
    • Flat and irregular bones
    • long bones --- in children
  3. What mineral is needed for bone growth?
    Calcium
  4. What else is calcium needed for?
    blood clotting
  5. What do voluntary muscles contribute to?
    heat production
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Chapter 45
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