Last Modified: 2014-09-01
collection of cells that perform a particular function
supports, protects, & binds together. bone, cartilage, ligaments, tendons
gives smoothness & contour. where collagen & elastin are
protective covering. skin, mucous membrane, lining of the heart, digestive & respiratory organs
contracts & moves various parts
carries messages to/from brain. controls & coordinates bodily functions. neurons ( nerves, brain & spinal cord)
designed to perform a specific function in plants & animals
brain-controls body, heart- circulates blood, kidneys-excrete water/waste, lungs-supply oxygen, liver-removes digestive waste, stomach & intestines digest food
main body systems 1
Skeletal-foundation of body (bones & joints, Muscular-supports skeleton tissue (contracts & moves the body, Nervous-carries mgs to/from brain (brain, spinal cord & nerves, Circulatory-of blood via heart/vessels, Lymphatic/Immune- disease protection
main body systems 2
Endocrine-growth, devel, sex, Digestive-changes food to nutrients & waste (mouth, stomach, salivary intestines, gastric), Excretory-purifies via kidney, liver, skin, lungs, intestine,
main body systems 3
Respiratory-supplies oxygen, eliminates dioxide (lungs, airways), Integumentary-protective covering. temp regulation, skin, oil/sweat glands, sensory receptors, hair/nail. Reproductive-reproducing human race
study of anatomy, structure, function of bones
movable joint-elbows, knees & hips
immovable joints-pelvis, skull
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