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Skeletal and Muscular System

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Skeletal System
the body system that provides support for the body and protects the body's organs
Marrow
jellylike center of the bone that produces blood cells and platelets
Tendon
tissue that holds muscles to bones
Ligament
tissue that holds bone to bone
Cartilage
this keeps bones from touching other bones
Muscular System
the body system made of stretchy tissue that allows the body to move
Muscle
tissue or organ of the body with the ability to move
Voluntary Muscles
muscles that move by choice; allow the bones and cartilage of the skeleton to move
Involuntary Muscles
smooth muscles found in the skin, digestive system and other internal organs that move automatically