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Human Body System

Nervous & Musculoskeletal System

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Nervous System System that recieves stimuli from inside and outside the body, to interpret the stimuli, and initiate responsef for survival.
Musculoskeletal System System that provides movement and support for the body, to protect internal organs, and to provide attachment sites for the muscles.
Brain Organ that has three distinct parts and all serve to control and coordinate the activities of the body.
Spinal cord Organ that is a bundle of nerves that connects with the peripheral nerves and begins at the brainstem and continues down the center of the back through the vertebrate.
Peripheral nerves Organ that is a network of nerves that branch out from the spinal cord and connect the rest of the body and transmit signals to and from the brain through the spinal cord.
Cerebrum Largest part of the brain. It controls thoughts, volutary actions, and the five senses sensations.
Cerebellum Small lobe located at the back of the brain that helps with balance and coordination.
Brain stem Located at the base "bottom" of the brain and controls vital "important" and involuntary processes.
Muscles Organ made up of soft tissue that has the ability to relax and contract in order to initiate "start" movemnent within the body.
Cardiac muscles Involuntary muscles that form the heart.
Smooth muscles Involuntary muscles that control many types of movement within the body.
Skeletal muscles Voluntary muscles attached to bones and provide the force needed to move the bones.
Tendons Organ made up of soft connective tissue that attaches muscles to bone.
Joints Organ that are found where two or more bones meet.
Ligaments Organ made up of soft connective tissue that attach bones to bones at the joints.
Bones Organ that provide shape & support , protects many organs and body structures, provide muscle attachment sites "location", produce blood cells, and store minerals.
Created by: Westview7G