(i) What is skeleton?

(ii) What are the various functions of skeleton?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 15th Jun, 2016, 12:46: PM

Expert Answer:

(i) The bony framework inside our body is called skeleton.

(ii) Functions of skeleton:

a. It holds the whole body together and gives it a shape.

b. It protects many delicate internal organs of the body.

c. It provides numerous points for the attachment of muscles of the body.

d. Alongwith muscles, skeleton helps in the movement of body parts and locomotion.

Answered by  | 15th Jun, 2016, 02:46: PM

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