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vocabulary for the Muscular and Skeletal system

Anatomy the study of the structure of the body and its parts without the use of a microscope.
Physiology The study of all the internal functions of an organism.
Bone Made up of bone tissue
Ligaments A strong band of of tissue that connects bones to bones.
Marrow Produces most blood cells. Found inside of bones.
Cartilage A flexible tissue that gives support and protection.
Vertebrae The bones of the neck and back. Protect the spinal cord.
Involuntary Muscles Muscles that you cannot control.
Voluntary Muscles Muscles under your conscious control.
Tendon A strong connective tissue attaches skeletal muscle to bone.
Smooth Muscles Found in the inside of many body organs.
Cardiac Muscles Found ONLY in the heart.
Skeletal Muscles Muscles attached to your bones for movement.
Homeostasis Internal stability. Allows for proper survival and functioning.
Created by: MsPerez