Muscular / Skeletal Systems
Review cards for the Muscular Skeletal Systems unit test.
Terms in this set (38)
bones of the wrist
thigh bone; upper leg
small bone in calf; lower leg (fragile)
upper arm bone; funny bone
phalanges (lower body)
phalanges (upper body)
lower arm bone on thumb side
bones in the chest that protect the lungs and heart
breast bone; where ribs attach in front of chest
larger bone in the calf; thicker lower leg bone
lower arm bone on pinky side
A joint that permits movements in all directions. For example, shoulders and hips.
Firm, smooth tissue at the ends of bones. Provides a smooth surface between bones. Also found in the the nose, ears, and voice box.
A muscle that extends, or straightens, a body part.
A muscle that bends a body part.
A joint that permits a back-and-forth movement similar to that of a door. For example, the elbow.
A place where bones meet.
Tough, fibrous tissue that connects one bone to another bone.
Muscles that work against each other at a particular joint so that the joint can move. For example, the biceps and triceps.
A joint that permits movement of one bone around its own long axis or around the axis of another bone. For example, the neck.
Tough, fibrous tissue that attach muscle to bone.
Cardiac, Smooth, Skeletal
Muscle type found in the heart
Muscle type found in the digestive tract and blood vessels
Muscle type found attached to bones or organs
What muscle is being flexed in this picture?
The state of balance that the human body strives to maintain
Skeletal System Functions
give the body shape
allow you to move
make blood cells
Responsible for making red and white blood cells.