Skeletal System

Support & Protection

Movement

Mineral Reservoir

Hemopoiesis

Energy Storage

 

 

Paranasal Sinuses

Lighten Skull

Warm Air

Resonate Sound

Protection

Produce Mucus

 

 

Fontanels

Allows for flexibility and skull growth

 

 

Vertebral Column Curves

Increase strength, resilience, flexibility of spine, maintain balance, absorb shock, protect from fracture

 

 

Synovial Fluid

Lubricates

Nourishes

Cushions/shock absorber

 

 

Muscles

Body Movement

Maintenance of posture

Heat production

Storage and movement of materials

Support

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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