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Anatomy Vocab #12

Anatomy/Physiology Vocabulary Words #276-300

An electrically neutral particle in the nucleus of an atom. Neutron
A type of white blood cell in which the cytoplasm does not stain with either hematoxylin or eosin. Neutrophil
One of many small cytoplasmic inclusions in the nerve cell body. Nissl Body
A semipermeable membrane surrounding the nucleus of a cell and separating it from the cytoplasm. Nuclear Membrane
A complex type of organic acid found in chromatin. Nucleic Acid
One or more bodies within the nucleus that appear to be associated with the formation of nucleoproteins. Nucleolus
A general term used to identify the living material of the nucleus. Nucleoplasm
A component of a nucleic molecule, consisting of a sugar, a nitrogenous base, and a phosphate group. Nucleotide
The controlling unit of a cell's activities. Nucleus
A type of relatively simple lipid that is fluid at ordinary temperatures. Oil
The process of smelling. Olfaction
The nerve passing from the eye to the occipital lobe of the cerebrum. Optic Nerve
A cavity in the upper half of the anterior surface of the skull; the eye cavity. Orbit
A group of tissues which function together in the performance of a definite body function. Organ
The structure in the inner ear which contains the sense organs of hearing. Organ of Corti
A structure lying within the protoplasm of a cell and performing a specific function. Organelle
A chemical compound containing the element carbon. Organic
Any carbohydrate, lipid or protein. Organic Nutrient
An opening; an entrance to a cavity or tube. Orifice
Diffusion through a semi permeable membrane. Osmosis
The pressure that is established on one side of a semipermeable membrane as a result of the passage of a material through it. Osmotic Pressure
A small bone, especially one of the three bones in the middle ear. Ossicle
The process of bone formation. Ossification
A cell concerned with the formation of bone. Osteoblast
A cell which destroys bone to form channels through it for the passage of blood vessels and nerves. Osteoclast
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