Body Organization and the Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems Worksheet

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Body Organization and the Integumentary, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems Worksheet Organ Systems Label each of the structures, and describe the systems overall structure. NumberSystemCharacteristics 1Integumentary systemProtects underlying tissues. Provides skin sensation. Helps regulate body temperature. Synthesizes vitamin D.2Skeletal systemAttachment for muscles. Protects organs. Stores calcium and phosphorus. Produces blood cells.3Respiratory systemExchanges respiratory gases with the environment.4Nervous systemRegulates and integrates body functions via neurons.5Endocrine systemRegulates and integrates body functions via hormones.6Cardiovascular systemTransports nutrients, respiratory gases, wastes, and heat. Transports immune cells…show more content…
Connective Tissue Label the parts of the organ or structure, and describe the structure and its function. NumberStructureCharacteristics Function 1Areolar connective tissueWidely distributed found under skin, around organs, between muscles.Wraps and cushions organs.2Adipose (fat) tissueFound under skin, around kidneys and heart.Functions in energy storage and insulation cushioning for organs.3Dense connective tissueFound in tendons and ligaments.Forms strong bands that attach bone to muscle or bone to bone. Identify the location of each type of connective tissue in a specific organ of the human body and describe the structure of each type of tissue as it is related to its function. Connective Tissue TypeLocationStructure Adipose tissueFound under skin, around kidneys and heart. LooseBlood Within blood vessels.FluidBone Skeleton.SolidHyaline cartilage found at the ends of long bonesFlexibleElastic cartilageIs found in the external ear, where it provides strength and elasticity.FlexibleFibrocartilage cushioning layer in the knee joint as well as the outer part of the shock absorbing disks between the vertebrae of the spine.FlexibleDense connective tissueTendons, ligaments.Dense What is the difference between a ligament and a tendon A tendon is a fibrous connective tissue which attaches muscle to bone. A ligament is a fibrous connective tissue which attaches bone to bone, and usually serves to hold structures together and keep them stable. What is the difference

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