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Cells, Tissues, Org.

Cells, tissues, and organs vocabulary

The study of the structures of the human body that can be seen with the naked eye, and what they are made up of anatomy
The study of the functions and activities performed by the body structures physiology
The study of the tiny structures found in living tissue, that is, microscopic anatomy histology
The basic units of all living things cells
A colorless jelly-like substance in which food elements such as proteins, fats, carbohydrates, mineral salts, and water are present protoplasm
The dense, active protoplasm found in the center of the cell nucleus
The watery fluid that cells need for growth, reproduction and self-repair cytoplasm
Contains the protoplasm and allows certain types of substances to pass through cell membrane
Reproduction process of cells mitosis
A chemical process that takes place in living organisms wherby the cells are nourished and carry out their activities metabolism
A process of building up larger molecules from smaller ones anabolism
The process of breaking down complex compounds within the cells into smaller ones to release stored energy catabolism
Collection of similar cells that perform a particular function tissue
Supports, protects, and binds together connective tissue
Protective covering on body surfaces, including skin, mucous membranes, and the lining of the heart, digestive, respiratory organs, and glands epithelial tissue
Carries food, waste products, and hormones throughout the body; ex. blood and lymph liquid tissue
Contracts and moves body parts muscular tissue
Carries messages to and from the brain and controls and coordinates all bodily functions nerve tissue
Groups of tissues designed to perform specific functions organs
Groups of bodily organs acting together to perform one or more functions body systems
Created by: fjelstadka