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Human Body Systems

Opening in eye where light enters Pupil
Part of brain known as the "little brain" that controls movement,balance and ability to learn Cerebellum
Transparent covering of eye Cornea
Vision is processed in which lobe? Occipital lobe
Which lobe is responsible for hearing? Temporal lobe
Personality and impulse control is processed in which lobe? Frontal lobe
Touch and sensation are processed in which lobe? Parietal
The part of the brain that controls involuntary life functions including heartbeat, breathing and digestion Brain Stem
Colored part of eye Iris
Water-like fluid between cornea and lens Aqueous humor
Jelly-like fluid between lens and retina Vitreous humor
The white part of your eye is the Sclera
Part of eye that contains the rods and cones Retina
Photoreceptor that helps you see color Cones
Photoreceptor that helps you see black, white, gray and in dim light Rods
What happens to your pupil in a dark room? Grows larger - dilates
What is the purpose of the vitreous and aqueous humor? To give eye its shape
Part of eye that focuses light onto the retina Lens
When two eggs are released and fertilized, what type of twins develop? Fraternal twins
The female organ that contains eggs Ovaries
When one egg is fertilized and spits in two, what type of twins develop? Identical twins
The male organ that produces sperm Testes
The organ where the baby develops Uterus
The uniting of sperm with egg is called Fertilization
Fertilization usually takes place in the Fallopian tube
The male reproductive gamete Sperm
The female reproductive gamate Egg
What process forms gametes? Meiosis
After fertilization, by what process does the developing embryo grow? Mitosis
Sac that contains the testes Scrotum
The baby receives its nutrients from the mother's ___? Blood
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