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Skeletol System Ch.2

Skeletol System Chapter 2.

Vertebrae It is 26 bones that make up you vertebral column.
Marrow The spaces in bone contain a soft connective tissue.
Cartilage A connective tissue that is more flexible than bone.
Joint A place in the body where two bones come together.
Movable Joint Allows the body to make a wide range of movements.
Ligament The bones in movable joints are held together by a strong connective tissue.
Osteoporosis Mineral loss can lead to this condition which can cause your bones to become weak and break easily.
Fracture Is a break in a bone, can occur when you fall so that all the weight is placed only on a few bones.
Sprain This occurs when the ligaments are streched to far and tear in diffrent areas.
Dislocaton This occurs when a bone comes out of its joint.
X-rays `These determine whether a bone is broken or not.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) In 1970, a newmethod for taking clear images of both bones adn soft tissue of the body was developed.
Involuntary Muscles Are responsible for activites such as breathing and digesting food.
Voluntary Muscles The muscles that are under your control like, smiling, turning a page in a book.
Skeletal Muscles Are attached to the bones of your skeleton.
Cadiac muscles This tissue has charerteristics in common with both smooth and skeletal muscles.
Skin Covers the body and prevents the lose of water, it protects the body from injury and infection, also helps the to regul;ate body temperature, elimate wastes, gather information about the enviroment, and produces vitamin D.
Smooth Muscles Involuntary muscles that work automatically to control many types of movements inside your body.
Epidermis Is the outermost layer of the skin, very thin.
Melanin A pigment, or colored substance, that gives skin it's color.
Pores Sweat glands that produce perspiration, which reaches the surface through openings.
Follicles Strands of hair grow within the dermis in structures.
Cancer A disease in which some body cells divide uncontrollably.
Acne One bacterial infection of the skin that can be difficult to control.
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