Skeletal, Muscular, Integumentary Systems & Body Organization
Terms in this set (37)
This is where the nerves & blood vessels in the skin are located...
Type of muscle that tires quickly during exercise
What bones form the backbone or spine?
The process by which an organisms internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external environment...
Why must skeletal muscles work in pairs?
Muscle cells can only contract
True or False
Obtaining oxygen is NOT a function of the skeleton.
The injury in which a bone comes out of its joint is called a __________________
What is the function of the pigment melanin in the skin?
Helps protect the skin from sunburn and give the skin color
Which type of muscle is found ONLY in the heart?
Which one is NOT an "organ system?"
Cellular, Muscular, Skeletal or Circulatory
A hinge joint has what type of motion...
Backward or forward
The skin helps regulate body temperature by doing what?
by enabling excess heat to escape from the body
True or False
Much of a newborn baby's skeleton is made up of cartilage.
Name the type of human body tissue that can contract or shorten.
neck base of the neck
elbow and knees
and wrist and ankle
ball and socket joint
hips and shoulders
where are the vertebrae located
in the vertebral column
what are the functions of the skeleton
protects internal organs, allows movement, produces blood cells, provides shape & support, stores minerals and materials
what is the difference between a fracture and a dislocation
a dislocation is when the bone is out of the joint and a fracture is when the bone is cracked or broken
where is the cardiac muscle found
attached to bones, voluntary, striated, tires quickly, reacts quickly
inside many internal organs, involuntary, not striated,does not tire quickly, does not react quickly
heart, involuntary, striated, does not tire quickly, react quickly
strong connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone
what structure is made up of different kinds of tissue
what are the organ systems in your body
skeletal, muscular, respiratary, digestive, excretory, criculatory, immune, skin, nervous
way for blood to travel
the connection tissue between two bones; found at a joint