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Organization of the Body

How fast or slowly we burn our fuel is called metabolism
smallest living unit of our bodies cells
The average human can stay alive for _____ without oxygen 10 minutes
Breathing has a direct correlation to which life need? pressure
The normal set point for human body temperature is 37 degrees celsius, 98.6 degrees fahrenheit
Most of the process of homeostasis in our bodies is guided by negative feedback
One example of positive feedback in our body is blood clotting
What feature is part of our axial portion? eyes
Our diaphragm separates our _____ cavity from our _____ cavity abdominal, thoracic
Which structure is NOT located in the mediastinum? lung
The mediastinum is located in a larger cavity called the _____ cavity thoracic
Which organ takes up parts of both the abdominal and pelvic cavities? large intestine
The stomach is located _____ to the diaphragm inferior
Which feature can be described as being "lateral" to the heart? lung
The kneecap is both _____ and _____ to the ankle proximal, superior
The opposite of lateral medial
Which element is considered a trace element in the body? Fe (iron)
What pH level would be considered unhealthy for the blood? 7.25 -- too acidic
The most abundant SOLID element in the human body is C (carbon)
Approx. what percentage of our body is made up of hydrogen? 10%
Which element is NOT a metal? P (phosphorus)
Organic molecules contain H (hydrogen) and C (carbon)
Which inorganic substance is NOT commonly found in cells? CO (carbon monoxide)
Approx. what percentage of our body is composed of water? 65%
Which is NOT one of the important functions of water in the body? storage of minerals
Maintaining proper water concentrations in the body is one of the functions of inorganic salts
Glycogen is an important ____ stored in the liver carbohydrate
One example of a nucleic acid is DNA
Steroids are one form of ____ in our body lipid
Which kind of fat can lead to atherosclerosis? butter
Hemoglobin is a ____ found in our ____ protein, blood
Antibodies are classified as a type of protein
Which is NOT one of the functions of proteins in the body? making giant gonads
11 Organ Systems nervous, skeletal, respiratory, integumentary, endocrine, cardiovascular, muscular, digestive, urinary, reproductive, lymphatic
Body Cavities cranium, thoracic, abdominal, pelvic
Created by: 1113013718731974