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Skeletal System

Why is the skeletal system important? It support and protects the body, works with muscles to provide movement for the body,and produces red blood cells in bone marrow
What system controls movement? Nervous System
Tissues are made up of Cells
What is the largest bone in the body? Femur
Locomotion is necessary to obtain shelter, to find food and reproduce
Skeletal muscle is striated and voluntary
An example of a striated muscle is The biceps and triceps The hamstrings and quadriceps
What bone protects the brain The Cranium
The spinal cord is protected by the Vertebrae
Which 3 body systems help your body move? Nervous, Skeletal and Muscular Systems
Why are joints necessary? For movement
Explain how antagonistic muscle pairs work. One muscle contracts while the other muscle relaxes and extends.
Cardiac Muscle makes up the heart and is involuntary
Smooth muscle is involuntary, controls blood pressure and the movement of food through the digestive tract.
The ball and socket joint allows for complete circular motion
The levels of organization for living things from smallest to largest is cells, tissues, organs, organ systems, organism
Before you were born, what was your skeleton in the form of Cartilage
Where can you find a hinge joint? elbows and knees
Where can you find a gliding joint? wrist and ankles between vertebrae
Where can you find a pivot joint ? neck
Created by: dzelinski