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skeletal system

_________ -the ability of your body to maintain a stable, internal, environment homeostasis
cells are organized into groups called _________ tissues
there are ___ main kinds of tissues in your body 4
covers and protects epithelial tissue
sends signals throughout the body nervous tissue
contracts and relaxes to produce movement muscle tissue
joins, supports, protects, insulates, nourishes, and cushions organs (the glue that holds your organs together) connective
tissues make up _______ organs
organs make up ______ organ systems
your body has ____ major organ systems 12
the skeletal system is made up of what? bones, cartilage, and the connective tissue
connective tissue does what holds bones together
when a baby is born how many bones does it have? over 300
an average adult has about how many bones? 206
a person will not have a fused skeleton until about the age of what? 25
what part of the skeleton is the skull, vertebral column, ribs, and the sternum in? axial skeleton
appendicular skeleton arms, legs, shoulder, hip bones, wrists, ankles, finger, toes, ect.
the what in your bones help make blood cells? marrow
minerals are deposited by living cells called? osteoblast
compact bone no visible open spaces; rigid and dense
spongy bone many open spaces; provides most of the strength and support for a bone
red marrow produces red and white blood cells
yellow marrow in the central cavity stores fat
______ is found when two or more bones meet joints
joints are held together by ligaments
gliding joints allows bones to glide over one another
ball-and-socket joint allows you to move in all directions
hinge joints allows you to flex and extend
pivot joint allows you to turn your head
immovable joints bone is fused together
______ can occur when ligaments are stretched to far sprains
______ is a disease that affects the joints arthritis
Created by: katherine_hoag