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Skeletal & Muscular

Ch 4 Systems

Cartilage covers the ends of bones to cushion the bones
Immovable Joints skull
Ball & Socket Joint shoulder & hip
Gliding Joints vertebrae, wrists & ankles
Hinge Joints elbow, knees & fingers
Pivot Joint neck & forearm
Ligaments attach bones to other bones
Tendons attach muscles to bones
Skull another name for skull
Scapula another name for shoulder blade
Humerus upper arm bone; also called "funny bone"
Radius forearm bone attached on the thumb side
Ulna forearm bone attached on the pinky finger side
femur largest bone in the body; upper leg bone
Tibia shin bone in the lower leg
Fibula smaller bone in the lower leg
Tarsals another name for ankle bones
Carpals another name for wrist bones
Pelvis another name for hip bones
Vertebrae another name for backbones
Ribs protects the lungs & heart
Mandible another name for lower jaw
Muscles an organ that contract and relax to move the body
Voluntary Muscles muscles that we can control
Involuntary Muscles muscles that we cannot control
Skeletal Muscles muscles that attach to bones and move the body
Cardiac Muscle muscles that make up the heart
Smooth muscles muscles that make up all of the organs in your body
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