Ch 15: Skeletal System Overview

About This Chapter

Get a better understanding of the skeletal system with engaging lessons on the axial skeleton and appendicular skeleton. These convenient lessons and quizzes are easy to use, and they can help you prepare for an exam or test your understanding of the concepts covered.

Skeletal System Overview - Chapter Summary

During the process of going through these lessons, you will deepen your knowledge of the skeletal system. You will get a better understanding of two different types of skeletons. This interactive chapter can also assist you with understanding joint structures. After reviewing the lessons, you should be ready to:

  • List the functions and parts of the axial skeleton
  • Discuss the parts of the skeleton responsible for movement
  • Explain the motion allowed by different types of joints

These lessons can assist you with quickly getting up to speed on the skeletal system. Vocabulary words are highlighted in bold for quick reference. You can use the Help feature to submit questions to instructors if you get stuck on a topic. Each lesson includes a full written transcript that you can print and use as a study guide.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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