skeleton outside of bodies
connective tissues that connect muscles to bones
bones are attached to one another with this
soft tissue found inside some bones of the skeletal system
ball and socket joint
ex. shoulder, hip
ex. elbow, finger, knee
bones of the skull
3 types of muscles
skeletal, smooth, and cardiac
framework, movement, protection, storage, make blood cells
5 functions of skeletal system
thick tough smooth flexible tissue that is harder than flesh but softer than bone. it covers the ends of bones to allow movement and cushion shock
tough tight fitting membrane that covers the bone
the bodies network of bones, which form a rich frame to support the body, protect internal organs, generate red blood cells, ad store calcium and phosphorus
a place where two bones meet
breaks down bone tissue
deposit calcium and phosphorus that make bone tissue hard
allows body to make wide range of movements
allow little or no movement
muscle you can control
muscles that you can't control. they work automatically
is an organ that contracts and gets shorter
muscles that move bones
nonstriated, involuntary muscles that move many of your internal organs
found only at the heart. it is involuntary
Joint in which bones slide over each other. ex: wrist, ankle
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