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BJU Life Science 24

Bob Jones Life Science - Chapter 24

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blister A water-filled swelling of the epidermis of the skin.
bone The strong supporting structure of vertebrates.
bone marrow A soft tissue that produces blood cells; located in the marrow cavity of long bones and in spaces of spongy bones.
callus An area of skin with a thickened epidermis.
cardiac muscle A kind of striated involuntary muscle that is found in the heart.
cartilage A flexible supporting tissue that makes up part or all of some animals' skeletons.
dermis The thick inner layer of the skin.
epidermis The outer layer of tissue in humans and many animals.
involuntary muscle A muscle controlled automatically by the brain; controlled without conscious effort.
joint The place where two or more bones meet.
ligament A band of connective tissue that holds the bones of a joint in place.
melanin A dark brown or black pigment.
osteon A microscopic unit of a bone consisting of a blood vessel and layers of hard nonliving material around it.
skeletal muscle Muscle tissue that attaches to and moves the skeleton.
smooth muscle Muscle tissue that lack striations; forms the walls of many internal organs.
striated muscle Muscle tissue that displays a pattern of light and dark bands.
subcutaneous layer The layer of fat and connective tissues below the dermis of the skin.
tendon The connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone.
voluntary muscle A muscle that can be controlled at will.
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