Muscle System

Darian Rice

Definition and Functions:

Muscle System: is an organ system consisting of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles. It permits movement of the body, maintains posture, and circulates blood throughout the body.


  • Aid in movement
  • Provide and maintain posture
  • Protect internal organs
  • Provide movement of blood, food, and waste

products through the body

  • Open and close body openings
  • Produce heat