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Body Book II

Digestion to Endocrine Systems

What system turns food into chemical energy? Digestive System
What type of digestion involves food being chewed and mixed? Mechanical Digestion
What type of digestion involves chemicals and enzymes to break down food? Chemical Digestion
What part of the digestive system involves the churning and mixing of food in acid? Stomach
What part of the digestive system involves the absorption of nutrients into the body? Small Intestines
What part of the digestive system involves the absorption of water from undigested food? Large Intestines
Waves of involuntary muscular contractions are called what? Peristalsis
What system collects cellular waste for removal from the body? Excretory System
What system delivers cellular waste to the kidneys? Circulatory System
What system uses impulses to control the other systems? Nervous system
The brain, spinal cord, and nerves are made up of specialized cells called ___. Neurons
How are impulses transfered from neuron to neuron? Chemically
What is the receiving end of the neuron called? Dentrite
What is the sending end of the neuron called? Axon
What system regulates other body systems by the release of chemical messengers? Endocrine System
What is the name of the chemical messengers that are released by the endocrine glands and send out to the body? Hormones
What is the filtering unit in the Excretory System? Nephron
Created by: Mrs. Carter