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Types of tissue
Muscle tissue- must contract and shorten_ Nervous Tissue- directs and controls movements_ Connective Tissue- provides support in your body_ Epithelial Tissue- protects body
another type of connective tissue that is more flexible then bone and covers the ends of the bones and keeps them from rubbing against each other
Red- produces most of the body's blood cells_Yellow- stores fat that can serve as an energy reserve
MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging)
a method for taking clear images of both bones and soft tissues of the body
responsible for such essential activities like breathing and digesting food; cannot control these muscles
also called fixed. Connects bones that allow very little to no movement such as in the skull
protection, water loss prevention, regulate body temperature, eliminate wastes, gather information about the environment, and produce vitamin D
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