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Health 7

The process of breaking down food. Digestion
The group of organs digests and breaks down food. Digestive system
Substances in food your body needs to function. Nutrients
A liquid made by the mouth to break down and help digest food. Saliva
The tube connecting your throat to your stomach. esophagus
A thin, valvelike, cartilaginous structure that covers the glottis during swallowing, preventing the entrance of food and drink into the larynx Epiglottis
Another word meaning throat. Pharynx
The part where most digestion takes place. small intestines
The last part of digestion where wastes are seperated into liquids and solids large intestines
The part of the body that gets rid of solid waste. Rectum
Tiny blood vessels that suck in nutrients. Villi
The act of removing liquid waste from the body. Excretion
The system involved in getting rid of liquid waste. Urinary system
The part of the body that holds liquid waste until you have to urintate. bladder
the membranous tube that extends from the urinary bladder to the exterior. urethra
The act of removing liquid waste from the body. urination
The part of the ureter that pushes urine out of the body. Ureter
The part that filters any lquids that are good in waste. kidneys
Liquid waste. urine
Bacteria in urine. nephrons
Taking waste out from the blood. filtration
The system that regulates blood. Circulatory System
A tissue made of plasma and cells. blood
A liquid component of blood made of 90% water. plasma
Cell fragments that help repair blood vessels. platelets
A type of protein in cells. Hemoglobin
Cells that carry oxygen through the body in blood. red blood cells(Rbc)
Cells that kill bacteria and fight infection/ disease. White blood cells(wbc)
Carries blood to the heart from the body. arteries
Carry blood from the heart to the body. veins
Where materials go into and leave the blood. capillaries
The system that brings in oxygen and regulates it through the body and lets out carbon dioxide. respiratory system
Sponge-like organs that allow oxygen into the body, and carbon dioxide out. lungs
The tubes that allow air into the lungs bronchi
The pipe oxygen/ carbon dioxide pass through Trachea
A dome shaped muscle under the lungs. Diaphragm
The sacs in which gasses move between blood. Alveoli
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