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1.5. The musculoskeletal system (bones and muscles)
CHALLENGE: Can you identify all the bones and muscles in our bodies?
Terms in this set (25)
Consists in bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments
Make up the skeleton.
Protect the organs.
Gives shape to the body.
Can stretch and contract.
Help the bones to move.
This bony structure protects the brain.
Flat bone that protects the heart. It looks like a necktie.
These bones protect the lungs. There are 24. They're connected to the sternum and the backbone.
It's the longest bone in our arms. It's connected to the shoulder and the elbow.
This long bone is part of a pair. It connects the elbow to the wrist. It's the bone that is in line with your thumb.
This long bone is part of a pair. It connects the elbow to the wrist. It's larger than the radius.
Bone structure at the end of the human trunk.
It can also be referred to as "hip bones".
It's the only long bone in our bodies that lies horizontally.
We have two. They connect the shoulder to the sternum.
This is the longest bone in our bodies.
It connects the pelvis to the knee.
This long bone is part of a pair. It is stronger and larger than the fibula. It connects the knee to the ankle.
This long bone is part of a pair. It is behind the tibia. It connects the knee to the ankle.
This muscle closes the eyelids.
This muscle connects our heads to the sternum. It allows us to turn our heads.
These muscles have the shape of a fan. They are situated on our chest.
This muscle gives our shoulders their round shape. It helps us to move our shoulders.
A large muscle that lies on the front of the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow.
A large muscle on the back of the upper arm between the shoulder and the elbow.
It is also known as kneecap. It helps us move the knees.
A group of muscles in the front of the abdomen that protect organs such as the intestines.
These muscles help us to breath and to twist our torso. They are on the sides of our trunk.
A group of four muscles that are on the front of our upper legs.
They are on the back of the lower leg.
They are attached to the knee and the heel.
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