Bio Strats List #13

muscular system
body system responsible for movement and generation of body heat
smooth muscle
involuntary muscle found in internal organs
cardiac muscle
type of muscle tissue found in the heart
skeletal muscle
type of muscle tissue attached to the skeleton
connective tissue that connects muscle to bone
connective tissue that connects bone to bone; supports joints
adenosine triphosphate; the only type of energy cells can use directly
carbon cycle
the continuous movement of carbon atoms through the biosphere between living and non-living things
carbon dioxide
gas which is released as a waste product of cellular respiration
cellular respiration
the process that breaks down glucose in the presence of oxygen to create ATP; occurs in the mitochondria