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Apologia Exploring Creation with General Science Mod 11

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Bone Marrow Produces the cells that are in your blood
skeletal muscles Bones to help you move. These are your voluntary muscles.
Smooth muscles Control the movements necessary for your body's internal organs and blood vessels to function. Controlled by the brain, so movements they cause are involuntary.
cardiac muscle A muscle found only in the heart. I controls how the blood is pumped throughout your body.
Keratinization The process of skin cells hardening so that they form your hair, nails, and the outer layer of your skin.
Endoskeleton the sum total of all bones in the body
Vertebrates All creatures with a vertebral column backbones.
Axial skeleton The portion of the skeleton that supports and protects the head, neck, and trunk.
Appendicular skeleton The portion of the skeleton that attaches to the axial skeleton and has the limbs attached to it.
Invertebrates Organisms from kingdom Animalia with no backbone.
Exoskeleton A body covering, typically made of chitin, that provides support and protection.
Arthropods Animals with exoskeletons, such as grasshoppers.
Tendon connective tissue that attaches the skeletal muscles to the skeleton.
Cartilage A tough, flexible substance that allows joints to rub up against each other without damage.
Ligament connective tissue that attaches bone to bone
Synovial fluid Lubricates the joints so that their motion is smooth and easy.
Involuntary muscles Muscles that cause involuntary movement, which is movement made without conscious thought.
Phototropism The tendency of plants to grow so that they face the light.
Gravotropism The tendency for a plant to sense which way is "up" and to grow that way.
Epidermis Outer layer of skin
Dermis The inner layer below the epidermis
Hypodermis Below the dermis and composed mostly of fat. It is not technically considered part of the skin
Symbiosis A close relationship between two or more species where at least one benefits.
Mammal Skin produce hair
Bird skin produce feathers
Fish skin produce scales
Reptile skin produce scales
Amphibian Skin allows breathing
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