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Human Biology and Health

Terms of Human Biology and Health
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Homeostasis
A process where organisms keep a stable internal environment despite external changes
Cytoplasm
The material in a cell, not the nucleus
Muscle
A tissue that contracts to allow movement
Nervous
Carries electrical messages to the brain
Epithelial
The tissue that protects the body and lines internal organs
Osteoporosis
A condition where the bones become brittle and weak
Compact and Spongy
Bone
The two types of bone
Joint
Where the bones connect to allow movement
Arthritis
Makes joint moving painful
Striated Muscle
Appears banded
Smooth Muscle
Inside internal organs
Cardiac Muscle
Only found in the heart
Skeletal Muscle
Connects to the bone
Cancer
A condition where cells divide uncontrollably