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Bones are organs made of _____________ tissue.
connective
Bones have a hard outer membrane and a soft center that contains ________________.
bone marrow
Bone marrow is a connective tissue that produces ______________.
blood cells
___________ bones are in your arms and legs.
Long
___________ bones are in your shoulders and hips.
Flat
____________ bones are in your fingers and toes.
Short
Bones are attached to each other in places called _____________.
joints
Your elbow and knee are ______________ joints.
hinge
____________ joints allow circular motion like a joystick. (Ex: hip)
Ball-and-socket
Your skull is an _____________________ joint.
immovable
The _________________ system supplies support for your body and protects your organs.
skeletal
__________________ connect bones to muscles.
tendons
_____________________ attach bones to each other.
ligaments
______________ muscles move bones and hold your skeleton upright.
Voluntary
_________ muscles contract slowly and move substances through the blood vessels and the digestive system.
Smooth
_____________ muscles make up the walls of the heart and pump blood.
Cardiac
The _____________ system carries signals to and from the brain
nervous
The ___________ nervous system is made up of the brain and spinal cord.
central
The __________ nervous system is made of sensory organs like the eyes and ears.
peripheral
Specialized cells called __________ transmit and receive nervous system signals.
neurons
Your senses have special nerve cells called ____________ which detect conditions in the body’s environment.
receptors
___________ are automatic responses to situations such as pain.
Reflexes