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PreAp final exam

Organ vs Organ System An organ is bunches of clumped up tissue, an organ system is bunches of organs that work together helping the body survive.
How does movement through the digestive system occur. The hollow organs have muscles in their walls, so the muscles can move the walls pushing the food through
Function/location of amylase Breaks down starch in food, making into smaller carbohydrate molecules
Function/location of gastric juice They increase the acid level if needed, it is in the lining of the stomach
Understand the heart anatomy and how it works Your heart has 4 chambers, you upper chambers are called left and right atria, and the lower chambers are called left and right ventricles. A wall of muscle called the septum separates the left and right atria and the left and right ventricles///Your hea
Understand how the lungs work Bronchi tubes come through the lungs and divide into smaller air passes called bronchioles, these end in smaller balloon like air sacs called alveoli, your blood carries the carbon dioxide back to the lungs, where you exhale and remove it from your body.
Trachea vs Esophagus The trachea is a part of the respiratory system, while the esophagus is a part of the digestive system. The trachea transports air while the esophagus transports food. The trachea is the longer tube, but the esophagus is more flexible. The trachea has tw
What is muscle fatigue? When a muscle can’t generate force
Small vs Large intestine function Small: Digests and absorbs food; Large: Absorbs water from remaining food matter that is indigestible
Artery vs Vein Arteries are larger in diameter and have thicker walls, arteries carry oxygenated blood to the body/ veins bring oxygen-poor cells from the body to the heart
What is a closed circulatory system Closed circulatory systems have the blood closed at all times within vessels of different size and wall thickness. In this type of system, blood is pumped by a heart through vessels, and does not normally fill body cavities
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