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Skeletal & Muscular

Vocabulary for the Sekeletal and Muscular System

Homeostasis The maintenance of a constant internal state in a changing environment.
Tissue A group of similar cells that perform a common function.
Organ A collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function of the body.
Organ System A group of organs that work together to perform body functions.
Skeletal System A frame provided by bones to support and protect your body parts.
Joint A place where two or more bones meet.
Marrow A material inside of bones that makes red blood cells.
Ligament A strong band/s of connective tissues that hold joint together.
Tendon Strands of tough tissue that connects your muscle to your bone.
Osteoporosis A disease that causes bones to become less dense.
Sprain An injury that occurs when a ligament is stretched to far or torn.
Arthritis A painful disease that causes joints to swell or stiffen.
Muscular System Works with your skeletal system to help you move.
Voluntary Muscles Muscle action under the hosts control.
Involuntary Muscles Muscle action not under the hosts control.
Flexor A muscle that bends part of your body.
Extensor A muscle that straightens part of your body
Aerobic Exercise Steady, moderately intense activity.
Tendinitis An inflamed tendon.
Created by: sksword201



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