Skeletal, Muscular System By: isabella Graham

Skeletal diagram
Muscular diagram

Bones: Your spine is special because it isn't made of one or two bones It's made of 26 bones in all. Your skull is made up of different bones. A baby's body has 300 bones at bone that goes from your pelvis to your knee is called the Femar,and It's the longest bone in your body. They are found everywhere in your body. Periosteum is the outer surface of the bone. Compact bone is the next layer it is smooth and very hard. Cancellous has many layers of bone that look like a sponge. Bone marrow is like thick jelly, it's job is to make blood cells.

Muscles: Thousands, or even tens of thousands,of small fibers make up each muscle. A special group of cells within the heart are known as the pacemaker of the heart because it controls the heartbeat. Your leg won't bend to kick the soccer ball unless you want to. These muscles help to make up the Musculoskeletal. Your tongue is actually made of a group of muscles that work together to allow you to talk and help you chew food. They are found in your arm, leg, hand and your foot ribs and every where in your body. They help you move.

Tendons: Tendons help keep things together. Call a Doctor if you hear a snap or a pop, pain, or buzzing after an accident. A flexible but inelastic cord of strong fibrous collagen tissue attached ing a muscle to a bone. All over in your body.

Ligaments: You'll find it behind your knee cap. They make it possible for you to bend and move in all the right ways. A short band of tough, flexible, fibrous connective tissue that connects two bones or cartilages or holds together a bone. All over in your body.

Cartilage: Cartilage goes in between your bones so they don't rub together.

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