Select from the frequently asked questions below
- The human skeleton is an internal framework that, in adults, consists of 206 bones.
- In addition to bones, the skeleton also consists of cartilage and ligaments.
- The skeleton supports the body and gives it shape.
- It has several other functions as well, including: protecting internal organs, producing blood cells, and maintaining mineral homeostasis.
- The human skeleton consists of bones, cartilage, and ligament.
- The adult human skeleton includes 206 bones and other tissues.
- In this video by Science Friday, Dr. Kim Cooper reveals how the extremely springy leg bones of jerboas make this possible.
What is the scapula commonly known as? What other bone helps the scapula function? What do these two bones do?