Flashcards in Chapter 17 Deck (14):
Striated, involuntary muscle found only in the heart.
Tough, flexible tissue that joins vertebrae and makes up all or part of the vertebrae endoskeleton; in humans, thick, smooth, flexible and slippery tissue layer that covers the ends of bones, makes movement easier by reducing friction, and absorbs shocks.
Skin layer below the epidermis that contains blood vessels, nerves, oil and sweat glands, and other structures.
Muscle, such as heart muscle, that can I be consciously controlled.
Any place where to two or more bones come together; can be moveable or immovable.
Tough band of tissue that holds bones together at joints.
Pigment produced by the epidermis that protects skin from sun damage and gives skin and eyes their color.
Organ that can relax, contract, and provide the force to move bones and body parts.
Tough, tight-fitting membrane that covers a bone's surface and contains blood vessels that transport nutrients into the bone.
Voluntary, striated muscle that moves bones, works in pairs, and is attached to bones by tendons.
All the bones in the body; forms an internal living framework that provides shape and support, protects internal organs, moves bones, forms blood cells, and stores calcium and phosphorus compounds for later use.
Involuntary, nonstriated muscle that controls movement of internal organs.
Thick band of tissue that attaches bones to muscles.