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skeletal system 1234

Vertebrae. The 26 small bones that make up your backbone.
Marrow. The soft tissue that fills the inner part of the bone.
Cartilage. A connective tissue that is more flexible than bone and gives support to some parts of the body.
Joints - pivot, ball and socket, hinge, and gliding. A place where two bones come together.
Ligament. Strong connective tissue that holds bones together in movable joints.
Osteoporosis A condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily.
Fracture A break in a bone.
Dislocation An injury in which a bone moves out of its joint.
Magnetic resonance imaging A method for taking clear images of both bones and soft tissues of the body.
X-ray A form of energy that travels in waves that can pass through some living tissue but not through bone.
Acne A bacterial infection of the skin which the oil glands become blocked and swollen.
Sprain An injury in which ligaments holding your bones together are stretched too far and tear.
Involuntary muscle A muscle that is not under conscious control.
Tendon A strong connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone.
Voluntary muscle A muscle that is in conscious control.
Smooth muscle Involuntary muscles found inside many internal organs of the body.
Skeletal muscle A muscle that is attached to bones of the skeliton.
Cardiac muscle muscle tissue found only in the heart.
Epidermis The outermost layer of the skin.
Melanin A pigment that gives skin its color.
Dermis The lower layer of the skin.
Pore An opening through which sweat reaches to the surface of the skin.
Follicle A structure in the dermis of the skin from which a strand of hair grows.
Cancer A disease in which some body cells divide uncontrollaby.
Created by: john.beane