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Make no bones about it, the skeletal system is an essential part of life. It is responsible for support, movement, and protection, as well as for the production of blood cells, storage of minerals, and assisting in endocrine regulation. The adult skeletal system is composed of 206 bones, while a newborn's is composed of 305.
ADULT AXIAL SKELETON (80):
ADULT APPENDICULAR SKELETON (126):
Pelvic Girdle (3 fused)
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