process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
A place in the body where two bones meet.
Hard, dense bone tissue that is beneath the outer membrane of a bone
Layer of Bone tissue having many small spaces and found just inside the layer of compact bone
The material within a cell apart from the nucleus.
A body tissue that contracts or shortens, making body parts move.
A body tissue that carries electrical messages back and forth between the brain and every other part of the body.
a body tissue that covers the surfaces of the body, inside and out.
A condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily
a disease of the joints that makes movement painful.
a muscle that appears banded; also called skeletal muscle
involuntary muscle found inside many internal organs
muscle tissue found only in the heart
A muscle that is attached to the bones of the skeleton and provides the force that moves the bones.
A disease in which some cells divide uncontrollably.