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tissue that lines and protects internal organs; has a basement membrane; can absorb or secrete
uses protein filaments of actin and myosin; contains sarcomeres; can be voluntary or involuntary; has cells that are spindle or branched
a body tissue that carries electrical messages back and forth between the brain and every other part of the body; contains axons, dendrites, and cell bodies
a body tissue that provides support for the body and connects all of its parts; can be solid, semi-solid, or liquid; the most versatile tissue; includes ligaments
forms the main trunk of the body and is composed of the skull, spinal column, ribs, and breastbone
Layer of bone tissue having many small spaces and found just inside the layer of compact bone.
at the elbow, knee, ankle, and fingers, allows a joint to bend and straighten promoting rotation
Most common type of cartilage; it is found on the ends of long bones, ribs, and nose
green stick fracture
A partial bone fracture, usually occurring in children, in which the bone is bent but only broken on one side.
regulates hormones in the body that regulate processes such as growth, reproduction, and nutrient use (metabolism)
consists of brain, spinal cord, and nerves and regulates the body's responses to internal and external stimuli
the mouth, stomach, intestines, and salivary glands that change food into nutrients and wastes; converts chemical energy into useable energy
group of organs including the kidneys, liver, skin, large intestine and lungs that purify the body by the elimination of waste matter; cleans the bloodstream
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