EXERCISES, LESSON 4
REQUIREMENT. The following exercises are to be answered by completing the
incomplete statement or by writing the answer in the space provided at the end of the
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises," at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
What is a skeleton?
What are four functions of the human skeleton?
An individual bone consists of the outer
and the inner
The two types of bone marrow are
Yellow bone marrow is mostly yellow
tissue. Red bone marrow is the only site
in adults for the formation of
The parts and portions of an individual long bone are the s
s). The shaft is the
portion of the long
bone. The ends are made up mainly of c
) bone tissue. An
articular cartilage covers each area where a bone
s another bone.
The periosteum is a covering of bone surface area not covered by
. The innermost layer is the o
) layer. The
outermost layer is an