Answer :

Bone is a strong and non-flexible tissue. The cells of bones are called osteocytes. Bone cells are embedded in a hard matrix that is composed of calcium and phosphorus compounds. Each cell is enclosed in a small cavity called the lacuna.

Functions:


(i) It provides shape to the body.


(ii) It forms the framework that supports the body.


(iii) It anchors the muscles.


(iv) It protects the vital body organs like brain, lungs, etc.


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