Biology 2010 Student Edition

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 9780133669510
ISBN 13: 978-0-13366-951-0

Chapter 32, Skeletal, Muscular, and Integumentary Systems - Assessment - 32.1 The Skeletal System - Understand Key Concepts/Think Critically - Page 942: 1



Work Step by Step

Option a. is incorrect. The periosteum is a tough layer of connective tissue that covers a bone. Option b. is incorrect. A joint is where two bones meet. Option d. is incorrect. Marrow is the spongy tissue within bones that make blood cells. Option c. is correct. Haversian canals are channels within bone that house blood vessels and nerves.
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