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Body Vocab


ligament attaches bone to bone
joints muscles attach across these to move bones
tendon muscles attach to bones with this tissue
muscles contract when they work
response a reaction of a living thing to a stimulus
stimulus something that triggers (starts) a response
skeleton a system of 206 bones in a human body
skull your brain, eyes and inner ears are protected inside this bone case
immobilize not moving
one reason we have a skeleton for protection
a second reason we have a skeleton for support
a third reason we have a skeleton for locomotion
ball and socket allow twisting and turning movements, allows movement in any direction
hinge allows movement in a certain spot to take place, allow the body parts to bend and straighten
sliding allow two flat bones to slide over each other,
muscles change when they work they contract
a pinch a stimulus
jumping away a response
a bee sting a stimulus
pulling away and screaming a response
Created by: Mrs. Larson