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Periosteum
Tough layer of conective tissue surrounding the bone.
bone
Haversian Canals
network of tubes that contain blood vessels and nerves.
blood vessels
Bone marrow
soft tissue in the bone cavities.
soft
Cartilage
a type of connective tissue.
connective.
ossification
the process of bone formation
process
Joint
A place where one bone attaches to another bone.
attachment.
Ligaments
Connective tissue which holds bones together in a joint.
connective tissue.
Myosin
Thick filaments that contain protein.
protein.
Actin
Thin filaments that are made up of protein.
protein.
neuromusular junction
point of contact between a motor neuron and a skeletal muscle cell.
neuron and skeletal.
acetylcholine
a neurotransmitter released from vessicles in the axon terminals.
chemical.
tendons
connective tissue which connects bone to muscle.
not joint.
epidermis
outer layer of the skin
skin.
keratin
tough, fibrous protein
protein
melanin
protects the skin from damage by absorbing ultraviolet rays from the sun.
absorb.