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A/P vocab. chap 1

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anatomy the study of the structure of the body parts
physiology the study of the function of the body
C carbon
H hydrogen
O oxygen
P phosphours
K potassium
I iodine
N nitrogen
S sulfer
Ca calcium
Fe iron
Mg magnesium
Cl chlorine
Na sodium
cell basic structural functional unit of the body made of chemicals a certain way
Tissue groups of cells having a similar function
epithelial tissue lines the body surface (skin)
connective tissue binds and supports body
Muscular tissue muscles; movement
nervous tissue recieves and responds to stimuli internally and externally
organ group of tissues having a similar function
system group of organs having similar function
Integumentary system forms external body covering (skin)
skeletal system protects and supports body organs (bones)
muscular system produces heat; maintain posure
nervous system fast acting control system of boyd
endocrine system glands secrete hormones that regulate process (growth, reproduction)
Cardiovascular system blood vessels transport blood which carry oxygen, carbon dioxide..
lympahtic system houses whit blood cells; mounts the attack against foreign substances in body.
respiratory system keeps blood filled with oxygen and removes carbon dioxide which occurs through walls of air sacs of the lungs.
digestive system breaks down food into units that enter blood for distribution to cells
urinary system eliminates waste; regulates water, balances electrolyte and acid-base balance in blood.
reproductive system production of offspring
metabolism how you use energy
anabolism to build up energy
catabolism to break down energy
responsive ability to sense changes (iritability
growth changing in size
reproduction cells divide producing 2; making whole new person
excretion get rid of wast
digestion breaking things down
nutrients contain chemical substances used for energy and cell building
water accounts for 60-80% of body weight and most important chemical substance in body
atmospheric pressure force that air exerts on surface of body
oxygen 20% of air we breath
homeostasis internal enviroment is relativley constant (stays the same
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