NDA Life Science 14

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4 kinds of movable joints

ball-and-socket
pivot
hinge
gliding

levels of human body organization

organ systems
organs
tissues
cells

Skeletal system

200 bones
cartilage and ligaments

cartilage

tough tissue that gives shape to nose and ears

ligament

hold bones together

body's levels of organization, lowest to highest

Cell, tissue, organ, organ system

tissue

group of cells that perform the same function

4 types of tissue

muscle
nerve
connective
epithelial

Connective tissue

provides support for your body and connects all its parts

nerve tissue

tissue that controls and coordinates all body functions

Muscle tissue

A body tissue that contracts or shortens, making body parts move.

epithelial tissue

a body tissue that covers the surfaces of the body, inside and out

how is an organ different from a tissue

Organ: more complex, structure that is composed of different types of tissue

bone and fat are kinds of

connective tissue

Skeletal muscle

Reacts and tires quickly

how does skin eliminate waste

perspiration

Muscles NOT under conscious control

involuntary

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