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Body Systems Part I

Skeletal, Muscular, Skin, Circulatory, & Respiratory

Functions of Skeletal System 1. Movement 2. Shape & Support 3. Protection 4. Makes Red Blood Cells 5. Stores minerals
Joint any place where 2 or more bones meet
Cartilage smooth tissue covering the ends of bones to serve as a cushion between the bones
Red Blood Cells are made in Bone Marrow
Functions of Muscular System 1. Movement 2. Shape
Voluntary Muscles Muscles you choose to move (Skeletal Muscle Tissue only)
Involuntary Muscles Muscles you cannot consciously control (Cardiac & Smooth Muscle Tissues)
Smooth Muscle Tissue found in many organs of our body - bladder, intestines, blood vessels, etc. Control is involuntary.
Cardiac Muscle Tissue found in the heart only. Control is involuntary.
Skeletal Muscle Tissues found attached to our skeleton - biceps, triceps, abs, quadriceps, etc. (the muscles you work out). Controls is voluntary.
Functions of Circulatory System Take Oxygen & Nutrients TO the cells. Take Carbon Dioxide & other wastes AWAY from cells.
Blood Vessels Tubes that carry blood throughout the body; There are 3 kinds - arteries, capillaries, & veins.
Arteries blood vessels that carry blood AWAY from the heart
Capillaries Microscopic blood vessels where gas & waste exchange occurs with the cells
Veins blood vessels that return blood to the heart
Functions of Respiratory System Bring Oxygen into the body. Remove Carbon Dioxide from the body.
Diaphragm Muscular organ beneath the lungs
Functions of Integumentary (Skin) System 1. Protection 2. Produce vitamin D 3. sense of touch 4. rid the body of waste 5. regulate body temperature
Dermis Middle layer of skin that contains nerves, hair follicles, sweat glands, etc.
Blood Transports oxygen & nutrients to the cells; Contains white blood cells which help fight infection
Work the object must move in the same direction as the force being applied to it
Created by: MrsLeBlanc