Flashcards in Chapter 3 Body Parts Deck (33):
What are Cells?
The Building blocks of life
What is Tissue
It is something in the body made up of many cells, eg. A muscle
What is an organ?
An organ is something in a body which is made up of many tissues, eg. A lung. Each organ has a unique job such as breathing or pumping blood around the body
What is an Organ system?
It is a system in the body which is made up of many organs and does jobs in your body to keep you alive, eg. The circulatory system or the breathing system
An organism is made up of many organ systems and is what the body is
A tendon is what joins a muscle onto a bone
A ligament is what joins two bones together
A bone is part of the skeletal system and holds your body up in shape.
A joint is where 2 bones meet
A muscle is made up of tissue and produces movement in the body
Pairs of muscles that move in oppositely
A fluid between some joints that prevents the bones scraping together to prevent friction
A rubbery like substance that is slightly stretchy and covers each end of each bone to stop friction between them
Inside a bone and is blood is produced there
Where are the biceps
On the top of your humerous
Where are your triceps
On your humerus facing outwards(on the bottom of you humerus)
Where is your hamstring
On the back of your upper leg
Another name for sternum
Another name for pattella
Another name for cranium
Another name for backbine
Another name for mandible
Biggest bone in your body
What is a hinge joint?
It is a joint that can move 180° like a hinge and does not have synovial fluid in it. An example of this is an elbow
Ball and socket join
It can rotate 360° and has synovial fluid in it. The reason it can't literally move 360° is because our muscles stop it. An example of this is the hip or shoulder
A pivot joint can rotate 180° around the other bones and an example of this is the neck
Cannot grow or move as the bones are fused together. An example is the skull
Where is the ulna
In the arm
What is in between each vertabrae
A ring of cartilage.
Where is the metacarpels
I. The hand