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Medical Terminology

Cells & Terms

organ system systems are groups of organs working together to perform complex functions
metabolism total of the chemical processes occurring in the cell
homeostasis a tendency to stability in normal physiological states of an organism
mediastinum centrally located area outside of & between the lungs (pericardial cavity)
membranes parietal - outside membrane visceral - inside membrane
cell smallest living entity in the human body
cell makeup cell membrane, nucleus (chromosomes, genes, DNA), cytoplasm, endoplasmic riticulum, ribosomes(anabolism), mitochondria (catabolism)
Created by: KariTansowny