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Skeletal & Muscular

Review of vocabulary terms

Fracture A broken bone
Sprain An injury to a ligament
Rib Cage bones that protect the heart and lungs
Skull the bone that covers the brain
Clavicle bone that connects the shoulder to the rib cage (collar bone)
Pelvis hip bone
Vertebrate Backbone
Femur Upper Leg Bone
Cardiac muscle Heart muscle
Smooth muscle Involuntary, muscles you can't control; Ex: stomach, intestine, bladder
Involuntary muscle Muscles that contract without you having to think about the movement
Flexor a skeletal muscle whose contraction bends a join
Extensor muscle that straightens a joint
Osteoporosis Causes the bone tissue to become thin and less dense
R.I.C.E Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation
How many muscles are in the body? 640
How many bones are in the body? 206
Voluntary muscle Muscles that are controlled by an individual
tendon holds the skeletal muscle to the bone
Skeletal muscles Muscles attached to the skeleton that make movement possible.
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