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Body System

Skelatal System Provides shape and support, enables you to move, protects your internal organs, produces blood cells, and stpres certain materials until your body needs them.
Vertebrae 26 small bones that make your spine.
Marrow The spaces in bone that contain connective tissues.
Cartilage The connective tissue that is more flexible than bone.
Joint Allows the body to move in different ways.
Movable Joints Allow the body to have a veriaty of motion.
Ball-and-Socket Joint Allows you to move in a wide range of motion.
Pivot Joint Allows one bone to rotate around another.
Gliding Joint Alows one bone to slide over another.
Hinge Joint Allows the foward and back motion.
Ligament A strong connective tissue.
Healthy Bones A combination of balenced diet and regular exercise.
Osteoporosis The loss of minerals in a bone.
Fracture A brake in a bone.
Sprain When ligaments are stretched too far and tear.
X-rays A photo taken with waves that con see through tissue but not bone.
How x-rays work The waves ar absorbed by bone and an outline is shown on the film.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) A method of photographing bones and soft tissue.
Bone Injury Prevention Mesures Warming up before exercising, wearing appropriate protective equipment, and exercising in safe places.
Involuntary Muscles Muscles responsible for things such as breathing and digesting food.
Voluntary Muscles Muscles that are under your control.
Skeletal Muscle Attached to bones in the skeletal system.
Tendon A strong connective tissue that connects bone to muscle.
Smooth Muscles Involuntary muscles.
Cardiac Muscle Involuntary muscles that do not tire.
Skin Covers the body and prevents water loss, protects body from injury and infection, regulates body temperature, eliminates waste, gathers info about the environment, and produces vitamin D.
Epidermis The outermost layer of skin.
Melanin Gives the skin color.
Pores An opening inthe skin.
Follicles Where hair grows from.
Cancer A desease when cells divide uncontrollably.
Acne A bacterial infection that can be difficult to control.
Created by: kenneth.wood