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I Vocab Anat & Phys

TermDefinition
Anatomy the science dealing with the structure of animals and plants.
Physiology the branch of biology dealing with the functions and activities of living organisms and their parts, including all physical and chemical processes.
Tissue an aggregate of similar cells and cell products forming a definite kind of structural material with a specific function, in a multicellular organism.
Organ a grouping of tissues into a distinct structure, as a heart or kidney in animals or a leaf or stamen in plants, that performs a specialized task.
Organ System A group of organs that work together to carry out a particular task.
Organism a form of life composed of mutually interdependent parts that maintain various vital processes.
Metabolism the sum of the physical and chemical processes in an organism by which its material substance is produced, maintained, and destroyed, and by which energy is made available.
Homeostasis the tendency of a system, especially the physiological system of higher animals, to maintain internal stability, owing to the coordinated response of its parts to any situation or stimulus that would tend to disturb its normal condition or function.
Control Center
Receptor
Base
pH
Buffer
Carbohydrate
Lipid
Protein
Amino Acid
Nucleic Acid
DNA
RNA
Axial
Appendicular
Thoracic Cavity
Pleural Cavities
Pericardial Cavity
Superior Mediastinum
Abdominopelvic Cavity
Serosa
Serosa Fluid
Organelle
Effector
Negative feedback
Positive Feedback
Chemical Bond
Chemical Reaction
Ion
Ionic Bond
Covalent Bond
Hydrogen Bond
Polar Compound
Synthesis Reaction
Decomposition Reaction
Organic Compound
Acid
ATP
Anterior
Posterior
Medial
Lateral
Proximal
Distal
Superficial
Deep
Superior
Inferior
Sagittal
Frontal
Transverse
Nucleus
Mitochondria
Ribosome
Zygote
Stem Cell
Plasma Membrane
Cell Differentiation
Phospholipid
Membrane Protein
Cholesterol
Glycocalyx
Microvilli
Membrane Junctions
Semipermeable
Gradient
Passive Transport
Simple Diffusion
Facilitated Diffusion
Osmosis
Hypertonic
Hypotonic
Isotonic
Filtration
Active Transport
Solute Pump
Sodium-potassium Pump
Membrane Potential
Body Fluids
Cellular Secretions
Extracellular Matrix
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