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muscle skelital integumentary system

TermDefinition
the maintenance of a stable internal environment homeostasis
group of similar cells working together tissue
covers and protects underling tissue sticks together and forms a sheet ex. skin and lining the mouth epithelial tissue
sends electrical signals through the body found in brain nerves and sense organs nervous tissue
made of cells that can contract and relax to make movement muscle tissue
joins, protects, supports, insulates, nourishes, cushions organs connective tissue
two or more tissues working ex. heart bladder stomach organ
organs working together ex. digestive system, reproductive system organ system
responsible for protection of heart and lungs ribs
responsible for protection of brain cranium/skull
responsible for protection of the spinal cord vertebrae
pull on bones to produce movement skeletal muscles
made by cells called osteoblasts bone
two different types of bone tissue compact / spongy
does not have any visible open spaces provides more stretch and support contains blood and bone cells contains blood vessels compact bone
has many open spaces make bone lighter found at ends of long bones acts like trusses of a bridge spongy bone
soft tissue in the bone marrow
produces red blood cells red marrow
stores fat yellow
most bone starts out like this cartilage
soft flexible tissue witch is replaced by bone cartilage
where two or more bone connect joint
strong elastic bands of connective tissue that keeps two bonds together poor blood flow decreases in oxygen and nutrients there is poor repair to the ligaments ligaments
an organ that can relax contact and provide force to move body parts muscle
muscle found in digestive tract and blood vessels smooth
found only in the heart cardiac
attach to bones for movement and help protect your inner organs skeletal
under your control ex. arms neck leg voluntary
not under your control ex. heart stomach lungs involuntary
strands of tough connective tissue that connects skeletal muscle to bones tendon
a muscle that bends part of your body ex. biceps flexor
a muscle that straitens part of your body ex. triceps extendor
Created by: 15rpugh