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chapter 13 vocab

TermDefinition
homeostasis process by which an organism’s internal temperature is kept stable, even if it is cold or hot outside
joint allows bones to move to move in different different ways
spongy bone sponge like bone
compact bone hard, more dense bone than outer membrane
cartilage the second kind of connective tissue(more flexible than bone)
ligament strong connective tissue
tendon connective tissue that connect muscle to bone
red marrow produces red blood cells
yellow marrow stores fat for later
skeletal muscle provide the force that moves your bones
striated muscle have bands or striations
smooth muscle composed of involuntary muscles like those involved in digestion
cardiac muscle involuntary muscle composed of both smooth and striated muscle, but unlike skeletal muscle, it contracts repeatedly
integumentary system the organ system consisting of the skin, hair, nail, and exocrine glands
epidermis outer layer of the skin
dermis inner layer of the skin
melanin a pigment or colored substance, that gives skin its color
follicle structures in the dermis where strands of hair grow
Created by: 1632Abigail