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skin, muscles, bones

integumentary, muscular, and skeletal system

What is the function of the integumentary system? it receives information about the external environment and protects the body's deeper tissues
Name the three layers of skin epidermis, dermis, and fatty layer
What organs make up the integumentary system? skin, hair, nails, sweat glands
What is the function of the skin? excretes wastes, regulates temperature, waterproofs your skin, and protects deeper tissues, serves as the sensory receptor so that the body can detect pain, sensation, pressure, and temperature
What role does the sun play in the integumentary system? it receives vitamin D from sunlight which helps the body absorb calcium
What is the epidermis? the visible outer layer where new skin cells form.
What is the dermis? it contains oil and sweat glands
What is the fatty layer? it helps the body stay warm and anchors the skin to all tissues beneath it. It is made mainly of fat which helps the body stay warm.
What is the largest organ in the human body? skin
What is the function of the muscular system? allows the body to move, provides strength, posture, balance, and heat for body warmth
What are the three types of muscles? skeletal, smooth, and cardiac
Approximately how many muscles do you have? over 600
Connect bones to other bones ligaments
Connect muscle to bones tendons
Muscles that attach to bones for movement skeletal muscles
Muscles that make up the walls of organs smooth muscles
Heart muscle tissue cardiac muscles
What is the largest muscle in the body? gluteus maximus
Muscles that work because you specifically tell them to voluntary muscle
Muscles that work automatically that you don't have control over involuntary muscle
What is the function of the skeletal system? holds organs in place, provides a structural support for the body and its muscles, stores minerals, and contains resources to generate new blood cells
How many bones to you have? 206
The flexible connections between bones joints
Created by: Angieking55