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Bone tissue that has many open spaces is called . . .?
spongy bone
Muscle action that is under your control is . . .
voluntary
Bones contain a soft tissue called . . .?
marrow
. . . is found in the blood vessels and digestive tract.
smooth muscle
Joints are kept together with strong elastic bands of connective tissue called . . .
ligaments
Red marrow is sometimes found in . . . and produces . . .
spongy bone
red blood cells
Yellow marrow stores . . .
fat
Most bones start out as a soft flexible tissue called . . .?
cartilage
The places where two or more bones connect is called a . . .?
joint
Some people try to make their muscles larger and stronger by taking hormones called . . .
anabolic steriods
Strands of tough connective tissue is called . . .
tendons
Muscle action that is not under your control is . . .
involuntary
If a muscle bends part of your body then it is a . . .
flexor
Bones, cartilage, and the special structures that connect them make up your . . .?
skeletal system
If the muscle straightens part of the body it is an . . .
extensor
. . . is a special type of muscle only found in the heart.
cardiac muscle
If tissue does not have any visible open spaces it is called . . .?
compact bone
. . . are attached to your bones for movement , and they help protect your inner organs.
skeletal muscles
Muscles that attach to bones and the connective tissues that attaches them make up the . . .?
muscular system
Bone is composed of connective tissue and minerals that are deposited by living cells called . . .
osteoblasts