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Glossary of Science Vocab Human Body CH1

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TISSUE
A GROUP OF SIMILIAR CELLS THAT WORK TOGETHER TO PERFORM A PARTICULAR FUNCTION.
ORGAN
A STRUCTURE THAT IS MADE UP OF TWO OR MORE TPES OF TISSUE THAT WORK TOGETHER TO CARRY OUT A FUNCTION IN THE BODY.
ORGAN SYSTEM
A GROUP OF ORGANS THAT TOGETHER PERFORM A FUNCTION THAT HELPS THE BODY MEET ITS NEEDS FOR ENERGY AND MATERIALS
HOMEOSTASIS
THE ABILITY OF YOUR BODY TO MAINTAIN INTERNAL CONDITIONS
SKELETAL SYSTEM
SERVES AS THE ANCHOR FOR ALL THE BODY'S MOVEMENT, PROVIDES SUPPORT, AND PROTECTS SOFT ORGANS INSIDE THE BODY
COMPACT BONE
FUNCTIONS AS THE BASIC SUPPORTATIVE TISSUE OF THE BODY. IT COVERS THE OUTSIDE OF MOST BONES
SPONGY BONE
STRONG BUT LIGHTWEIGHT TISSUE INSIDE THE BONE. IT MAKES UP MOST OF THE SHORT AND IRREGULAR BONES. FOUND IN THE ENDS OF LONG BONES.
MARROW
FOUND IN THE SPONGY BONE. IT MAKES THE BLOOD CELLS.
AXIAL SKELETON
THE BONES IN YOUR SKELETON USED FOR PROTECTION. SKULL, RIBS, VERTEBRAE AND PELVIS
APPENDICULAR SKELETON
THE BONES YOU USE FOR MOVEMENT.
LIGAMENTS
TISSUE THAT HOLDS BONES TOGETHER
MUSCULAR SYSTEM
PROVIDES MOVEMENT, MAINTAINS BODY TEMPERATURE AND POSTURE
VOLUNTARY MUSCLE
MUSCLES THAT YOU CHOOSE TO MOVE
INVOLUNTARY MUSCLE
MUSCLES THAT PERFORM AUTOMATIC MOVEMENT
SKELETAL MUSCLE
MUSCLES THAT ARE ATTACHED TO YOUR SKELETON. ONLY MUSCLE THAT IS VOLUNTARY
TENDONS
STRONG TISSUES THAT ATTACH MUSCLES TO BONES
SMOOTH MUSCLE
MUSCLES THAT ARE FOUND INSIDE ORGANS SUCH AS THE STOMACH AND INTESTINES. THEY ARE INVOLUNTARY MUSCLES.
CARDIAC MUSCLES
MUSCLE THAT IS FOUND IN THE HEART
CELL
THE BASIC UNIT OF LIFE. THE SMALLEST LIVING THING THAT MAKES UP ALL L;IVING ORGANISMS.
MULTICELLULAR
ORGANISMS THAT ARE MADE FROM MORE THAN ONE CELL.
SINGLE CELLED ORGANISMS
ORGANISMS MADE FROM A SINGLE CELL

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