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Lymph nodes Small bean-shaped structures scattered along the vessels of the lymphatic system. The lymph nodes produce white blood cells and filter bacteria and cancer cells that may travel through the system.
spleen An organ that is part of the lymphatic system. The spleen produces lymphocytes, filters the blood, stores blood cells, and destroys old blood cells. It is located on the left side of the abdomen near the stomach
Pancreas A gland situated near the stomach that secretes a digestive fluid into the intestine through one or more ducts and also secretes the hormone insulin
thyroid A gland located beneath the voice box (larynx) that produces thyroid hormone. The thyroid helps regulate growth and metabolism
Theodore Maiman 1960;1st laser;made from rod ruby
Guglielmo Marconi 1895; 1st wireless radio transmission
Gregor Mendel 1851; “Father of Genetics”; Augustinian Monk; Pea plants
Dimitri Mendeleev 1869; 1st periodic table; arranged by atomic MASS
Friedrich Mohs 1822; Mineral hardness scale; 1-10;talc = 1 (softest);diamond = 10 (hardest)
Hantaro Nagaoka 1904 atomic model;Large nucleus orbited by electrons
Alfred Nobel Invented dynamite in 1866; Nobel prize named for him
Henry Norris Russell H-R diagram; Comparing the temperature and brightness of stars
molecule A pure substance which results when two or more atoms of a single element share electrons, for example O2. It can also more loosely refer to a compound, which is a combination of two or more atoms of two or more different elements, for example H2O
element A pure substance composed of only one type of atom
compound A pure substance composed of more than one element
mixture Two or more different particles combined with one another
monsoon include almost all of the phenomena associated with the annual weather cycle within the tropical and subtropical continents of Asia, Australia and Africa and the adjacent seas and oceans
typhoon The name for a tropical cyclone with sustained winds of 74 miles per hour (65 knots) or greater in the western North Pacific Ocean. This same tropical cyclone is known as a hurricane in the eastern North Pacific and North Atlantic Ocean, and as a cyclone
style the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma;female
stamen The male reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of a pollen-bearing anther and a supporting filament
James Cook 1700’s captain of ship that led many explorations
Jacques Cousteau Invented SCUBA (self contained underwater breathing apparatus)
Louis Pasteur Crystallography 1847;Alcoholic Fermentation 1857;Pasteur against "Spontaneous Generation" 1860;Diseases of Silkworms 1865-1870;Germ Theory of Disease 1877;Anthrax 1877-1881;Rabies vaccine 1885;Pasteurization
Pasteurization The heating of every particle of milk or milk product to a specific temperature for a specified period of time without allowing recontamination of that milk or milk product during the heat treatment process
Sir Alexander Flemming Discovered Penicillin;1st antibiotic
Robert Koch Bacteriologist; Founder of Germ Theory of Disease; Found bacteria that causes tuberculosis
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