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BITS & PIECES

Various Parts, Fluids etc

QuestionAnswer
DIAPHRAM Muscular partition separating the THORAX from the ABDOMEN
ABDOMEN Part of the body containing the STOMACH, BOWLS & REPODUCTIVE organs etc.
THORAX Part of the trunk between the neck & abdomen.
CILLIUM / CILLIA Short minute hairlike vibrating structure, occuring (usually in large numbers) on the surface of some cells or small organisms.
FIBROUS Consisting of or like FIBRES.
NODE A small mass of differentiated tissue. Esp.a lympth gland or an interruption of the M
VISCUS Any of the soft internal organs of the body. I.E. Heart & Liver etc
ENZYME A protein acting as a catalyst in a specific biochemical reaction.
INSULIN Is a HORMONE prodeuced by specialist cells of the PANCREAS
RHEUM A watery discharge from a mucus membrane. Esp. of the eye.
GLUCOSE ? A simple SUGAR containing 6 carbon atoms, which is an important enengy source.
GLYCOGEN ? A POLYSACCHARIDE serving as a store of CARBOHYDRATES. Esp. in tissues.
POLYSACCHARIDE ? (pol-i-sak-a-ryd) Any CARBOHYDRATE whose molecules consist of long chains of MONOSACCHARIDES.
CARBOHYDRATE ? Any of a large body of ENERGY-producing organic compounds.A biochemical.
CARBOHYDRATE, containing ? CARBON, HYDROGEN, OYXYGEN. e.g. starch glucose and other sugars.
MONOSACCHARIDE ? A sugar that cannot be HYDROLYSED to give a simple sugar, e.g.Glucose.
HYDROLYSE ? Subject to or undergo the chemical action of water.
HORMONE ? A regulatory substance produced in an organism & transported in tissue fluids to stimulate specific cells or tissues into acting.
SPHINCTER ? A ring of muscle surrounding & serving to guard or close an opening oe tube.
LYMPH ? A colourless fluid containing WHITE BLOOD CELLS, drained from the tissues & conveyed through the body in the LYMPHATIC system.
LYMPHATIC ? Of or secreating or conveying lymph.
LYMPHATIC SYSTEM ? A network of vessels conveying lymph.
LYMPH GLAND/NODE ? A small mass of tissue in the lymphatic system where lymph is purified & lymphocytes are formed.
LYMPHOCYTE ? A form of LEUCOCYTE occuring in the blood.
LEUCOCYTE ? A colourless cell of blood, lymph, etc. Important in fighting disease.
BACILLUS ? a) Any rod shaped BACTERIUM. b) Any PATHOGENIC bacterium.
TESTOSTERONE ? A Biochemical Steroid Hormone that stimulates development of male secondary sexual characteristics, prodeuced mainli in the Testes.
PERITONEUM - Tissue ? The MEMBRANE which Surrounds most Organs.
Created by: Grendeloak