Flashcards in Body Systems Deck (19):
A cell is a micro part of an organism, billions of it make up a human
A group of cells working to perform a function
A group of tissues working together to perform a function
A group of organs working together to perform a function
Joins a muscle to the bone
Joins 2 bones together
Hierarchy of living things
A tissue that forms a hard substance to protect organs or muscles, it is also the structure of the body
A joint is when a bone meets a bone
Muscles allow the movement of the skeleton
Antagonistic muscle pairs
A pair of muscles that work together to control the movement of a joint.
What is synovial fluid?
Synovial fluid reduces friction of bone to allow more movement
What does cartilage do?
Cartilage acts as a lubricant for the bones, it is also shock absorber and reduces friction much like synovial fluid
Bone marrow produces red blood cells for the organism
When you breath in oxygen and your lungs and ribs expand
When you breath out carbon dioxide and your lungs and ribs contract
What is the skull also known as?
What is the thigh bone also called?