Hollow bones, which will conform to the respiratory system, are called pneumatic bones. On the other hand, medullary bones are the ones that will serve as a source of calcium for eggshell formation. For the skeletal system to be able to fulfill so many functions, the formation of bone will play an important role. Bone is a living tissue and it requires proper nutrition and control of multiple factors for the best performance. Poor nutrition, stress, or poor management can result in deformations or structural weaknesses.
When we are talking about nutritional deficiencies, two minerals play an important role in proper bone formation and ossification: Calcium and phosphorus.Read more “The skeletal system: More than just a frame.”