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Metabolic Reactions

Metabolic Reactions Vocabulary Review CMS

a procedure in which an instrument is introduced into the body to give a view of its internal parts. Endoscopy
Food molecules containing carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms Carbohydrates
A super large, complex food molecule that is part of the carbohydrate family that the body doesn’t digest Fiber
A small food molecule that is part of the carbohydrate family Glucose
the smallest unit of life, in the small intestines they act like doors, letting food molecules into the bloodstream Cells
a structure composed of a group of different tissues that work together to perform a specific function Organ
A large, complex food molecule that is part of the carbohydrate family Starch
collection of cells that form a structure Tissue
finger-like structures that line the small intestine to absorb nutrients during digestion Villi
Controls everything you do, including breathing, walking, thinking, and feeling. This system is made up of your brain, spinal cord, and all the nerves of your body Nervous System
the body system that moves blood around the body made up of all blood vessels and the heart Circulatory System
The organs that take in food and liquids and break them down into substances that the body can use for energy, growth, and tissue repair Digestive System
An organ system consisting of skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscles Muscular System
the group of tissues and organs in your body that allow you to breathe. This system includes your airways and your lungs. Respiratory System
All the bones in the human body together Skeletal System
A chemical reaction that occurs in cells and provides them with energy in the form of ATP Cellular Respiration
Where the lungs and the blood exchange oxygen and carbon dioxide during the process of breathing in and breathing out. Alveoli
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