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Anatomy and physiolo

Muscle that draw a body part, such a finger, arm or toe, away from the midline of the body or of an extremity Abduction
Absorption The transport of fully digested food into the circulatory system to feed the tissue and cells
Accessory nerve Also known as 11th cranial nerve; a type of motor nerve that controls the motion of the neck and shoulders muscles
Adduction Muscle that draw a body part, such as a finger, arm, or toe, inward toward the median axis of the body or of an extremity.
Adenosine triphosphate (ATP) Transport chemical energy within cells for metabolism
Adipose tissue A specialized connective tissue considered fat, which gives smoothness and contour to the body and cushions and insulated the body
Adrenal glands Glands that are located at the top of the kidneys assisting in the regulation of metabolism, stress respond and blood pressure, and support of immune system health through the generation of crecidos hormones
Anatomy The study of human Structures, how the body Parts are organized
Aorta The body’s largest artery, the arterial trunk that carries blood from the heart to be distributed by branch arteries through the body
Arteries Thick-walled muscular, flexible tubes that carry oxygenated blood from heart to the capillaries throughout the body
Arterioles Small arteries that deliver blood to capillaries
Auricularis muscles The three muscles of the ear that work together to move the ear upward, forward or backward
Auriculotemporal nerve Affects the external ear and skin above the temple, up to the top of the skull
Autonomic nervous system (ANS) The part of the nervous system that controls the involuntary muscles; regulates the action of the smooth muscles, glands, blood vessels and heart
Belly The middle part of the muscle
Biceps Muscle producing the contour of the front and inner side of the upper arm
Blood Nutritive fluid circulating through the cardiovascular system (heart veins arteries and capillaries) to supply oxygen and nutrients to cells and tissues and to remove carbon dioxide and waste from them
Blood vessels
Tubelike structures that transport blood to and from the heart, and to the various tissues of the body; include arteries, arterioles, capillaries, venules and veins
Body system group of body organs acting together to perform one or more functions. The human body is composed of 11 major system
Brain Part of the central nervous system contained in the cranium; largest and most complex nerve tissue; control sensation, muscle , glandular activity
Brain system structure that connects the spinal cord to the brain
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