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Human Locomotory System: Bones, Muscles, and Joints

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Which component of the locomotory system is responsible for all body movements?


What gives bone its characteristic properties?

Mineral salts

Which part of the bone is insensitive to nerve fibres?

Compact bone

What happens to bones if the protein fibres are destroyed?

They become brittle

Which component tightly surrounds the bone in the locomotory system?


Where is the bone marrow situated?

Spongy bone

What is responsible for all body movement in the locomotory system?


Which component of bone gives it resilience?

Protein fibres

What happens to bones if the mineral salts are dissolved with acid?

They become rubbery

What part of the bone is traversed by fine channels known as Haversian canals?

Compact bone

What is the main function of the periosteum in relation to bone?

To play a role in bone growth and sanction

Where are stem cells located that give rise to erythrocytes, leucocytes, and platelets?

Bone marrow

Learn about the structure and functions of bones, muscles, and joints in the human body. Understand how these components work together to provide support and flexibility for movement. Explore the composition of bones and the role of muscles in body movement.

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