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The organs of the skeletal system are the ______________________.
bones
The inner part of a bone is made of _______________________.
marrow
What is the term for a group of organs that work together?
system
The bands of tissue that hold different bones together are called _______________.
ligaments
What part of the skeleton keeps body organs from moving down when you stand up?
pelvis
Fixed joints are found in the _____________.
skull
What connects muscles to bones?
tendons
Which action uses involutary muscles?
digesting
Muscles move bones by________________.
contracting
What happens when a muscle contracts?
It gets shorter and thicker
Muscles feel tired when too much __________________ builds up.
waste
Scoliosis is a problem of which system?
skeletal
When a ligament is torn the injury is called a ___________________.
sprain
The rib cage helps the herat by___________________________________.
surrounding and protecting it
The joints in your finger move the same way your elbow does. Therefore finger joints must be ________________________.
hinge joints
When you turn your head to the right , the muscles on the left side of your neck _________________________.
relax
What would happen to your muscles if you did not eat enough breads and cereals?
They would not have enough energy
An x-ray picture shows a closed fracture. To treat this injury a doctor would first________________________.
set the bones