Question 3

a) Identify three functions of the skeletal system other than locomotion.

b) State the function of each of the following in the human body.



-Synovial fluid

c) What is the common name for:

i) Vertebral column

ii) Scapula

d) Suggest a reason for each of the following:

i) You are shorter at 75 years old than you were at 25 years old.

ii) A person who suffers from osteo-arthritis has painful, swollen joints from time to time.

e) The figure below shows the cross section through a bone.

i) Identify the parts labelled A to C

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