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Skeletal and Muscular Systems

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Ribs
Attached to the spine and form a cage of carved bones that protect the heart and lungs and other organs.
Rib cage
A structure that provides support to the neck, back & abdominal muscles.
Cartilage
A flexible material that cushions most bones where they meet at the joints.
Spine
a column of small bones that run down your back and keeps it straight otherwise known as a backbone.
Skeletal system
Is a system that gives the body shape and support, protects the organs inside the body, and works with the muscles to move the body.
Ligaments
Connect bones to cartilage and hold the joints together.
Muscular System
Is made of muscle, tissue that makes body parts move.
Skull
Protects the brain.
Hip
a ball and socket which allows motion in many directions.
Three kinds of muscles
smooth, skeletal and cardiac
Voluntary muscles
Skeletal muscles
Involuntary muscles
Blood vessels, organs, cardiac muscles
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