The Skeletal System. Bones Cartilage Joints. The Skeletal System Includes . Cartilage – Strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer and more flexible than bone. Does not contain blood vessels.
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Cartilage – Strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer and more flexible than bone.
Many long bones have growth plates at either end. The growth of cartilage at these plates causes the bones to lengthen. During late adolescence or early adulthood, the cartilage in the growth plates is replaced by bone, the bones become completely ossified, and the person “stops growing.”Development of Bones (Continued)