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Skeleton

Framework that shapes and supports an animal

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Endoskeleton

Bones are inside body cavity
Have cartilage (Tissue more flexible than bone)

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Exoskeleton

Protective covering outside body
They molt (Produce a new shell)

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Joint

Where 2 points of the skeleton meet

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Muscle

Tissues that contract and relax movement

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Nervous system

System allowing animals to detect signals, process signals, and respond to them

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Stimulus

A signal causing a reaction

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Response

Processing/acting upon a stimuli

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Neuron

Nerve cell that receives/passes info

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Sensory neuron

Cells that detect stimuli

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Inter neuron

Cells that pass info between neurons

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Motor neuron

Nerve cells that carry info to a muscle