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Science 7 Ch 3 Test

coronary brand of circulation that takes care of the heart
organ group of tissues specifically arranged to perform a definite function for the body
spleen largest lymphatic organ
placenta exchanges oxygen and nutrients between the blood of an unborn child and his mother
diaphragm dome-shaped muscle that helps in breathing
lymph tissue fluid is called this after it enters the lymphatic vessels
ligaments these connect bones in joints
duodenum first section of the small intestine
trachea scientific name for the windpipe
liver largest internal organ in the body
enamel substance that covers the crown of a tootth
bile substance produced by the liver that breaks up fat particles
villi hairlike tubes in the small intestine that absorb nutrients
ball-and-socket type of joints in the shoulder and hip
melanin primary pigment that causes skin color
spinal cord structure that controls simple reflexes
alimentary food travels through the body in this canal
scapula scientific name for the shoulder blade
hormones chemicals that regulate many automatic body functions
central part of nervous system that contains the brain and the spinal cord
trunk part of the body that contains most of the vital organs
nerve type of tissue that is able to conduct simple impulses through the body
cranium part of skull that surrounds and protects the brain
arteries blood vessels that carry blood away from the heart
red blood cells that carry oxygen through the blood
ureters tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.
pericardium tough membrane that encloses the heart
peristalsis muscular contractions that push food through the esophagus
cerebellum part of the brain that controls balance and muscle coordination
urinary system that concentrates and removes liquid waste
endrocrine glands that control certain internal body functions
muscular system that provides movement for the body
digestive system in charge of breaking down food
skeletal system that supports the body and protects vital organs
cardiovascular transports nutrients and oxygen to cells carries wastes from cells
integumentary system that covers and protects the body
nervous system that controls other body systems
respiratory system that provides oxygen and removes carbon dioxide
epidermis top layer of skin
dermis middle layer of skin
involuntary muscles that work whether you think about them or not
simple type of fracture that DOES NOT break through the skin
compound type of fracture that DOES break through the skin
axial division of the skeleton that includes the head, spine and ribs
appendicular division of the skeleton that includes the bones of the appendages
conception when life begins
alveoli air sacs in the lungs
system a group of organs that function together to do a specific job in the body
insulin a hormone released by the islets of Langerhans to regulate sugar levels in the body
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