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circulatory system

organs pumping blood through your body.

nervous system

includes the brain and spinal chord

digestive system

the system that makes food absorbable into the body

integumentary system

the skin and its appendages

respiratory system

takes in oxygen and eliminates carbon dioxide

skeletel/muscular system

system that gives strength and shape of your body

excretory system

removes waste

endocrine system

system of which hormones regulate the body

reproductive system

system that decides what sex you are (boy or girl)

muscle tissue

tissue that has the ability to contract or move

connective tissue

tissue that unites and supports your body parts

nervous tissue

tissue that sends a message from the brain to a body part.


the smallest unit of life


a group of similar cells that perform a specific function


different tissues that work together

organ system

different organs that work together


the whole or complete living thing


# muscles in the body (roughly)

smooth, cardiac, and skeletel

the three types of muscle

smooth and cardiac

involuntary muscles


connects muscle to bone

cardiac muscle

the muscular tissue of the heart


firm whitish connective tissue that is important to other joints

connective tissue

tissue that connects and separates tissues and organs


when a normal part of the body is disturbed.

epithelial tissue

tissue that forms a protective surface or lining for the body


a crack or break of a bone

Haversian Canal

any minute tube that forms a network in bone containing blood vessels


a point were two bones are fitted together


fibrous connective tissue that holds together two bones or joints


a soft fatty substance in cavities of bones that make blood cells

muscle tissue

a contracting tissue that allows movement

nerve tissue

tissue composed of neurons


a part of an organism that has one vital function

organ system

group of organs that work together to perform a certain task


a dense layer of connective tissue covering bones except the joint

skeletal muscle

a well organized body tissue

smooth muscle

involuntary non-straited muscle


wrench or twist of a ligament


flexible chord of fibrous collagen tissue attaching muscle to bone


distinct material of which animals and plants are made


each of the series of small bones of which the backbone is made

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