AMA 177 - Anatomy & Physiology/Medical Terminology/Pathology 8 Musculoskeletal System. Function:. Made up of bones, muscles and joints. Bones are the framework that protect and support internal organs. Bones manufacture red blood cells in the marrow and store minerals necessary for growth.
Bones: composed of connective tissue (osseous tissue) as well as blood vessels and nerves.
Three types of muscles: