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The Human Body


Building Blocks of the cell are? Biochemicals
Give an example of an organ. Pancreas
Starch is a? Carbohydrate
Name Three classes of minerals that do NOT provide energy. Vitamins, minerals, and water
Where does most of the absorption of nutrients occur? small intestines
How can high blood pressure often be reduced? decreasing sodium in diet
Osteoporosis is? A disorder in which bones become more porous and brittle
Where do messages travel along the nervous system to? Glands, heart, and digestive tract.
Body cells are very similar. False - They share common structure but the shape and composition are very different.
Certain amino acids can't be made by the human body but must be included in the diet. True
The mineral needed to form red blood cells is calcium. False - Iron
Nerve messages travel travel along two-way pathways, taking messages to the muscles and from the senses to the brain. False - One way path
The thymus gland is the one that produces the greatest number of hormones and is often called the master gland. False - Pituitary gland
A benign tumor is one that can readily spread to other parts of the body. False - DOES NOT spread
Name six classes of nutrients, and tell which ones supply energy. Tell which ones supply energy. 1)Carbohydrates 2) Proteins 3) Lipids 4) Water 5) Vitamins 6) Minerals Carbohydrates, Proteins, Lipids
Created by: johnston5