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6th grade human body review
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Function of skeletal system
To support , protect , and allow body to move, make blood, store minerals
What does a ball and socket joint do?
Allows one of the bones of the joint to rotate in a circle
Example of ball and socket
shoulder and hip
examples of gliding joints
wrist and ankle
What do gliding joints allow?
Sliding and gliding; Great deal of flexibility in many directions
examples of hinge joints
elbow and knee
What does a hinge joint do?
it gives you forward and backwards movement
function of muscular system
Allows you to move and be flexible
Carries needed substances to cells and carries wastes away; contains cells that fight diseases
Digestive system works with what system to absorb nutrients directly into the bloodstream
What is the cardiovascular system?
heart and blood vessels and blood
A soft tissue inside the bone that produces blood cells
Organ where most chemical digestion and nutrients are absorbed
remove excess water
sweat, urine, breathing
Allows for movement of the body
Brings oxygen into the body. Gets rid of carbon dioxide.
removes liquid waste from the body
Function of red blood cells
transport nutrients and waste to and from cells
Organ in the excretory system that filters blood
Large, flat muscle at the bottom of the chest cavity that helps with breathing
side of the heart where O2 poor blood is found
side of heart with oxygenated blood
Oxygen rich blood in the left side of the heart has come from
Oxygen poor blood in the right side of the heart has come from