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Shea Science chap.1

Shea's vocab

What is the basic unit of structure and function of all living things. cell
The thin covering that encloses every cell is called_______? cell membrane
This part of the cell determines its activities. nucleus
What is the jellylike substance containing many chemicals to keep the cell functioning? cytoplasm
The process by which many materials move in and out of cells is ___? diffusion
What is the movement of water and dissolved materials through cell membranes? osmosis
Cells that work together to perform a specific function for a ____? tissue
Tissues that work together form a ____? organ
Organs that work together to perform a function form a ______? system
The smallest blood vessels in the body are called______? capillaries
_______- are the tiny sacs located at the end of bronchi tubes in the lungs. Alveoli
What are the projections sticking out of the walls of the small intestine? villi
Tubes inside the kidneys where urea and wter diffuse from the blood are called______? nephrons
What is the connective tissue that produces red blood cells and white blood cells? bone marrow
Bones are attached to each other and to muscle at the ________? joint
Tough bands of connective tissue that attach muscle to bone are called ? tendons
Bands of connective tissue that hold the skeleton together are called? ligaments
_______ is a specialized cell that can receive signals and transmit them to other neurons. Neuron
What are the nerve cells called that detect conditions in the body's environment? receptors
Created by: kaci01467