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means that the upper body is standing erect, face forward, with the upper limbs at the side and the palms forward. anatomical position
a state of balance in which the body's internal environment remains in the normal range homeostasis
a thin, double-layered membrane lining the walls of the ventral body cavity and the outer surfaces of the organs it contains Serous Membrane
A communicating junction between adjacent cells. The adjacent plasma membranes are very close, and the cells are connected by hollow cylinders called connexons Gap junction
the tendency of molecules or ions to move from an area where they are in a higher concentration to an area where they are in lower concentration Diffusion
Spherical membranous organelles. They are large and abundant within phagocytes. Their job: "garbage disposal" of the cell; enzymes dismantle debris lysosomes
composed of similar types of cells and perform specific function. Tissue
tough, flexible tissue that covers the ends of bones and decreases friction cartilage
soft connective tissue within the medullary cavities of bones which produces blood cells bone marrow
cells that make bone osteoblast
most superficial layer of the skin; stratified squamous epithelial tissue epidermis
produce new cells in the epidermis layer Mitosis
skin is body's ______ organ Largest
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