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Human Biology and Helath Test Review

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homeostasis
process by which organisms maintain a relatively stable internal environment
cytoplasm
the material within a cell apart from the nucleus.
muscle
tissue composed of fibers that can contract or shorten, causing movement of an organ or part of the body
nervous
a body tissue that carries electrical messages back and forth between the brain and every other part of the body
epithelial
tissue that covers the surfaces of the body, inside and out
osteoporosis
a condition in which the body's bones become weak and break easily
compact and spongy bone
The Skeletal System is made from two types of Bone Tissue:
joint
a place in the body where two bones come together
arthritis
inflammation of a joint or joints
striated muscle
muscle attached to the skeleton, making movement possible
smooth muscle
involuntary muscle found in internal organs
cardiac muscle
the muscle tissue of the heart
skeletal muscle
A muscle that is attached to the bones of the skeleton and provides the force that moves the bones.
cancer
any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division