abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium
**The skin and its appendages, including the hair and nails; also referred to as the largest organ of the body. (protection, temp regulation, eliminate waste, reception of stimuli, vitamin d manufacture)
**The bodily system that consists of the bones, their associated cartilages, and the joints, and supports and protects the body, produces blood cells, and stores minerals.
**The bodily system that is composed of skeletal, smooth, and cardiac muscle tissue and functions in movement of the body or of materials through the body, maintenance of posture, and heat production.
**Used to transport materials throughtout the body. Provides oxygen to blood and removes CO2 from blood. Provides nutrients to body tissues and remove wastes from body tissues.
a collection of organs whose primary function is to take in oxygen and expel carbon dioxide
Breaks down food into absorbable units that enter the blood for distribution to body cells. Indigestible foodstuffs are eliminated as feces.
the system that removes waste from your body and controls water balance
a system (including the thymus and bone marrow and lymphoid tissues) that protects the body from foreign substances and pathogenic organisms by producing the immune response
chemicals that regulate physical development of maturing bodies-makes sex cells
the sensory and control apparatus consisting of a network of nerve cells
a chemical communication system, using hormones, by which messages are sent through the bloodstream
group of organs that work together to perform a specific function
a collection of tissues that carry out a specialized function of the body
a group of similar cells that perform a common function
basic types of tissue
**muscle, nervous, connective, epthelial
tissue covers internal and external surfaces of body
a body tissue that provides support for the body and connects all of its parts