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Power house of a cell Mitochondria
4 Types of membrane Mucous membrane, serous membranes, cutaneous membrane, synovial membrane
Define: homeostasis The goal of physiological regulation, the key to surviving in a changing environment
What is a pathogen A disease causing micro organism
5 categories of pathogens Bacteria, Fungi, Viruses, Protozoa & Helminths
What is an obligate anaerobe can only grow in an anaerobic environment
What is the smallest type of infectious particle Virus
Define: Bioavailability the amount of a drug which gets into the blood stream for distribution to the affected parts of the body
What are the primary lymphatic organs Red bone marrow & Thymus
What are the secondary lymphatic organs Spleen and Lymph nodes
In the lymphatic system what does MALT stand for Mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue
Define: Antigen Anything the body perceives as foreign
The gap between the presynaptic cell and the post synaptic cell is called.. The synaptic cleft
The role of the dendrites receive information and convey it towards the cell body
Within the nervous system, define: fascicle A bundle of axons surrounded by perineurium
Role of astrocytes Repair damaged neural tissue
How many cranial nerves are there 12
3 Cranial and Spinal Meninges Dura Mater, Arachnoid, Pia Mater
What is the role of the blood-brain barrier It prevents the flow of many substances from the blood stream into the interstitual fluid of the central nervous system
The Autonomic nervous system is divided into.. Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems
A system of ductless glands found in the body which secrete hormones Endocrine system
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