Question 3 Answer

a) -To make blood cells

-To support the body

-To protect soft organs

b) Tendons connect muscles to bones

Ligaments connect bones to bones

c) Vertebral column – backbone

Scapula – shoulder blade

d) i) As you get older bones become less dense due to deterioration and also the bones in the spine becomes compressed so one may appear shorter.

ii) The joints become worn. The joints loose shock absorbers (cartilage) so bones do not move smoothly hence the pain felt.

e) A- Centrum

B- Transverse foramen

C- Neural / vertebral canal

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