A front view of the bones in the human body

A rear view of the bones in the human body

The skeleton, in biology, is the internal framework that supports the body.

For Physical Education GCSE, you need to know the correct anatomical names (ie the Latin name) of all the individual bones, the pairs of bones, the groups of bones and the five regions of the vertebral column, as well as some functions, ossification and osteoporosis.

Functions[edit | edit source]

Ossification[edit | edit source]

Osteoporosis[edit | edit source]

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