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Flashcards in Musculoskeletal System Deck (16):
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Organs

Muscles and skeleton

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Function

To support and move the body

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What it consists of

Skeletal System- bones and joints
Skeletal muscle System

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What they work together to do

Protect your internal organs , maintain postur, produce blood cells, store minerals

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Bones

Contain living cells, 206 of them in bones, need blood to provide oxygen and nutrients

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Cartilage

Soft rubbery substance that is at the joints of muscles to stop bones from rubbing against each other

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Muscles

Tough elastic fibre, movement is controlled by the brain (sends messages through verse), make your heart pump

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Muscles connected to your bones

Voluntary muscles

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What keeps bones hard

Calcium and phosphorus

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Ligament

Holds bones together

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Sprain

Tearing and stretching of ligaments

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Hinge joint

Only bends one way (elbow and knees)

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Ball and socket

Rotates all around (hip and shoulders)

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Pivot

Skull and spine

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Immovable

Plates in skull

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Bone marrow

Makes blood cells