musculo-skeletal system definitions

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  • Created on: 30-09-19 21:27

muscular strength: the amount of force a muscle can exert against a resistance

muscular endurance: the ability to use voluntary muscles many times without getting tired

structure: how something complex is put together

anatomy: the bodily structure of humans and animals

tendons: fibrous tissues that join bone to muscle

lever: a rigid rod that turns around a pivot

cartilage: a firm connective tissue

ossification: the process of development from cartilage to bone

glycogen: the stored form of carbohydrate primarily located in the muscles and liver and readily used as an energy fuel

rotation: movement around a single axis or pivot point

ligament: strong flexible connective tissue that connects bones to bones

flexion: a…


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