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What is the function of skull and bones?

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Dr. Rola Rimawi
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Protection: The skeletal system function to protect vital organs like the brain ( in terms of the skull) or heart and lungs and give structure to the body. Bones are also involved in blood cell production, mineral storage and endocrine functions.
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A 45-year-old member asked:

What are the functions of bones?

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Dr. Rahul Banerjee
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Support and cells: Bones provide structural support for your body, protector for some of your vital organs, and produce cells that are required for your body to function. In addition, more research suggests that bones may also have a role interacting with hormones as part of your endocrine system.
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