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NDA Life Science 14

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4 kinds of movable joints
ball-and-socket
pivot
hinge
gliding
levels of human body organization
organ systems
organs
tissues
cells
Skeletal system
200 bones
cartilage and ligaments
cartilage
tough tissue that gives shape to nose and ears
ligament
hold bones together
body's levels of organization, lowest to highest
Cell, tissue, organ, organ system
tissue
group of cells that perform the same function
4 types of tissue
muscle
nerve
connective
epithelial
Connective tissue
provides support for your body and connects all its parts
nerve tissue
tissue that controls and coordinates all body functions
Muscle tissue
A body tissue that contracts or shortens, making body parts move.
epithelial tissue
a body tissue that covers the surfaces of the body, inside and out
how is an organ different from a tissue
Organ: more complex, structure that is composed of different types of tissue
bone and fat are kinds of
connective tissue
Skeletal muscle
Reacts and tires quickly
how does skin eliminate waste
perspiration
Muscles NOT under conscious control
involuntary