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Human Body

Internal and External

6.1 Definitions
tissue is a group of similar cells that work together to perform a particular function
organ is a structure that is made up of two or more types of tissue that work together to carry out a function in the body
organ system is a group of organs that together perform a function that helps the body meet its needs for energy and materials
homeostasis the ability of your body to maintain internal conditions
6.2 Definitions
skeletal system serves as the anchor for all the body's movement, provides support, and protects soft organs inside the body
compact bone functions as the basic supportive tissue of the body, the part of the body you can call the skeleton
spongy bone is strong but lightweight, it makes up most of the short, flat, and irregular bones found in your body
axial skeleton is the part of the skeleton that forms the axis, it provides support and protection
appendicular system function mainly to allow movement
6.3 Defintions
skeletal muscle the muscles that are attached to your skeleton
voluntary muscles muscles you can control
smooth muscle perform automatic movement
involuntary muscles muscles you can't control
cardiac muscle moves without counscious control
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