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CRMS skeletal

skeletal system

TermDefinition
periosteum tough fitting outer membrane found on bones
ligament tough band of tissue that holds bones together
marrow found in the inside of some long bones, makes blood cells
immovable type of joint found in the skull
gliding type of joint found in the spine
ball and socket type of joint found in the shoulder and hip
pivot type of joint found in the neck
hinge type of joint found in the elbow and knee
cartilage smooth slippery, thick layer of tissue found on the ends of bones
joint place where two or more bones come together
muscle organ that can contract, relax and provide force to move your body.
voluntary muscle muscle that you can control.
involuntary muscle muscles you can't consciously control.
skeletal muscles muscles that move bones
tendons thick bands of tissue that attach muscles to bones
cardiac muscle striated muscle that is only found in the heart.
smooth muscle muscles found in the intestines, bladder, blood vessels and other internal organs.
epidermis outer, thinnest layer of the skin
dermis layer of skin below the epidermis and contains blood vessels, nerves, muscles, oil and sweat glands.
melanin a pigment that protects your skin and gives it color.
vitamin D helps the body absorb calcium from the blood and is produce by the skin.
bruise tiny blood vessels burst under the skin and blood leaks into the surrounding area.
sweat gland regulates body temperature and gets rid of waste.
Created by: David_Stanford