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chapter 8 vocabulary

veterinary Assistant Career and Medical Terminology

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absorption process in which digested food, nutrients are absorbed into the bloodstream through capillaries in wall of the small intestine
chyme semifluid mixture of partially digested food and secretions which is produced in the stomach
digestive system body system responsible for the digestion or breakdown of food so that nutrients can be absorbed into the bloodstream
kidneys organs that remove waste products from the blood.
nephrons blood filtering mechanisms in kidneys that form urine
ureters long, narrow, muscular tubes that connect each kidney to the bladder
urethra small tube that leads from the bladder out the animals body
urinary bladder storage reservoir for urine, found in the lower abdomen
urinary system body system that regulates the water, minerals, nutrients, and acid balance in the body. converts waste products into urine
urine liquid form of waste in the body.
Created by: deborah_miller23