Flashcards in Revsion Deck (25):
What is the skull also known as?
What is a joint?
It is a place where 2 or more bones meet
What is synovial fluid
It helps lubricate the joint
What is cartilage
It reduces fraction and acts as a shock absorber
What is a ligament
It joins bone to bone which stabilises the joint.
Name 2 types of joints
Moveable and fixed
What is the trachea?
It has rings of cartilage to keep it open
What does the ribcage do?
The bones (ribs) protect the lungs.
What does the heart do?
It pumps blood around your body it is easier as it is a muscle.
What is the bronchiole?
A small tube for air to travel in
What does the alveolus do?
It is where the oxygen gets diffused into the blood
What is the hierarchy of living organisms?
Organism e.g human
Organ systems e.g circulatory system
Organs e.g heart
Tissues e.g muscles
Cells e.g nerve
What is an antagonistic muscle pair?
When one of the pair is relaxed the other is either tensed or working and vice versa.
Give an example of an antagonistic muscle pair
Biceps and triceps
What is a tendon?
It attaches a muscle to a bone
What is the jaw bone?
What is another word for collar bone
What are the small bones protecting the spine?
What is the big bone in the middle of your ribcage?
What are the 2 lowest bones in your arm?
Ulna and radius
What is another word for the knee cap?
What is the bone nearest to your thigh?
What is another word for the shin bone
What is another word for the hip bone?