Mr. Perez Skeletal and Muscular System
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The organ system that consists of bones, their associated cartilages, ligaments and joints. Provides protection, movement, produces red blood cells, and stores minerals.
The part of the bone that is rigid and dense.
Makes up the interior of the bone, soft part of the bone, and provides most of the strength and support.
Red bone marrow
Part of the bone that manufactures red blood cell.
A place in the body where two or more bones connect.
Ball and Socket Joint
A joint that allows limbs to move freely in a circle; found in shoulders and hips.
A joint that is found at the elbow, knee, ankle, and fingers, allows a joint to bend and straighten promoting rotation.
A joint that allows one bone to rotate around another, ex. head to neck.
A joint that allows one bone to slide over another; found in wrist and ankles.
A joint that allows little to no movement. Examples are joints that hold together the bones of the skull.
Connects bone to bone
Strong band of touch tissue that attach muscle to bone
A connective tissue that is more flexible than bone and that protects the ends of bones and keeps them from rubbing together.
Muscles that are not under your conscious control. Responsible for activities such as breathing, digesting food and your heart beating.
Muscles that are under your control. Smiling, turning a page in a book and getting out of your chair are some examples.
A muscle that is attached to the bones of the skeleton by tendons and provides the force that moves the bones. Can be voluntary or involuntary.
A muscle that is involuntary and found in walls of internal organs such as a stomach and intestines and bladder and blood vessels.
Characteristics in common with both smooth and skeletal muscles, involuntary, does not get tired and controls heartbeats.
Cells and tissues that allow movement of an organ or body part. Can only contract, not extend.