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Skeletal System Ch.2

Vertebra It is 26 bones that make up your vertebral column.
Marrow The spaces in bone that contain a soft connecticve tissue.
Cartilage Connective tissue that is more flexible than bone.
Joint Allow your bones to move in different ways.
Moveable Joint Theese allow the body to have a wide range of movement.
Ligament Moveable Joints are held together by a strong connective.
Osteoperosis Minberal loss can lead to this condition which can cause your bones to become weak and they can break easily.
Fracture This type of a break in a bone can occur when you fall so that your weight is placed on only a few bones.
Sprain This occurs when the ligaments are stretched to far and tear in different areas.
Dislocation This occurs when a bone comes out of it's joint.
X-Ray Theese determine whether a bone is broken or not.
Magnetic Resonace Imaging (MRI) In 1970 a new method for taking clear images of both bones and soft tissues.
Involuntary Muscles Are responsible for activities such as breathing and digesting food.
Voluntary Muscles Theese muscles are under control and they control and they control smiling,turning a page in a book, and getting out of your chair when the bell rings
Sketletal Muscle Control your skeletal system and are attached to your bones in your body.
Tendon Strong connective tissue that attaches bone muscle to bone.
Cardiac Muscle This type of muscle have characteristics in commmon with smooth muscle and skeletal muscle. This muscle is involuntary.
Skin Covers the body and prevents the loss of water. It also helps regulate the body temperature and helps protect your body from infection and injury. It also eleimanates wastes.
Epidermis The outermost layer of the skin nad it is very thin.
Melanin A pigment or colored substance that gives skin it's color.
Pores Swet glands produve perspiration, which reaches the surface through openings.
Follicles Strands of hair grow within the dermis in structures.
Acne A bacterial infection that can be difficult to control.
Created by: c.thibeault