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skeletal system 1

muscles bones skin.

skeletal system
vertebrae 26 small bones which make up your backbone.
marrow A soft connective tissue called marrow.
cartilage A connective tissue that is more flexible than bone.
joint A place in the body where two bones come together.
immovable joints Joints that connect in such a way that it provides little or no movement.
movable joints Joints that allow the body lots of movement.
ligament Strong connective tissue.
osteoporosis A condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.
fracture A break in the bone.
sprain When ligaments are stretched too far and tear in places.
dislocation When a bone comes out of it's joint.
X-ray A form of light that travels in waves.
MRI Magnetic Resonance imaging is a type of scanner like an X-ray but it shows more than just bones.
involuntary muscles Muscles that are not under your conscious control.
voluntary muscles Muscles that are under your control.
skeletal muscles A type of muscle that is attached to the bone.
tendon A strong connective tissue that connects tissue to bone.
smooth muscles Involuntary muscles.
cardiac muscles A muscle that is involuntary, that has striated cells and that doesn't get tired.
epidermis The outermost layer of the skin.
melanin A pigment that gives skin it's color.
dermis The lower layer of the skin.
pores Openings in the skin.
follicles Structures in which hair grows through.
Cancer A disease in which some body cells divide uncontrollably.
Acne A bacterial infection of the skin.
Five skeletal functions Support,shape,movement protection and production of blood cells.
Created by: abbina