Protect, regulate body temp, eliminates some waste, detects sensations, makes vit D.
What does the Skeletal system consist of?
Bones, joints and cartilage.
What is the function of the Skeletal system?
Supports and protects the body, provides a surface area for muscle attachment, houses cells that produce blood cells and it store lipids and minerals.
What are the components of the Muscular System?
Muscles composed of skeletal muscle tissue.
What is the function of the Muscular System?
Produces body movements, such as walking; stabilizes body position (posture); generates heat.
What are the components of the Nervous System?
Brain, spinal cord, nerves, and special sense organs, such as the eyes and ears.
What is the function of the Nervous System?
Generates action potentials (nerve impulses) to regulate body activites; detects changes in the body's internal and external enviornments, interprets the changes, and responds by causing muscular contractions or glandular secretions.
Name the two types of muscle tissue:
Voluntary (skeletal) and Involuntary (smooth and cardiac)
What is mitosis?
Process in which DNA is duplicated and distrubuted evenly to two daughter cells.
Cell division that takes place in the gonads.
How many chromosomes does a human have?
Name the layers of the epidermus from the outer layer to the inner layer.
Stratum Corneum, stratum lucidum, stratum granulosum and stratum germinativum.
Name the shapes by which Individual bones can be classified.
Long bone, short bone, flat bone, irregular bone, and sesamoid bone.