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  1. the group of organs that break down foods into chemical components that the body can absorb and use for energy, and for building and repairing cells and tissues
    digestive
  2. the transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the body and carrying away carbon dioxide and other wastes
    composed of the heart, blood vessels, and blood
  3. the internal system of chemical communication involving hormones that are secreted into the blood for transport to receptors on target cells that respond to hormones
    endocrine
  4. a system of organs functioning in the process of gas exchange between the body and the environment, consisting of especially the nose, nasal passages, nasopharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs
    respiratory
  5. the bodily system in vertebrates made up of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, ganglia, and parts of receptor organs and that receives and interprets stimuli and transmits impulses to the targets using chemical and electrical signals
    nervous
  6. attacks infectious organisms and substances that invade body systems and cause disease
    immune
  7. removes waste products of protein digestion from the body in the form of urine
    regulates water balance in the body
  8. provides support and protection for internal organs
    stores and releases minerals such as calcium and phosphorus, produces and releases blood cells
  9. examples of primary source
    official reports, diaries, scientist's own research, autobiography, eyewitness accounts, interviews
  10. examples of secondary source
    biographies, textbooks, encyclopedias, most newspaper articles
  11. an examination of the body after death usually with such dissection as will expose the vital organs for determining the cause of death
    autopsy
  12. a document showing all the sources used to research information
    bibliography
  13. the application of the principles of the natural sciences, especially biology and physiology, to clinical medicine
    biomedical science
  14. the transport system of the body responsible for carrying oxygen and nutrients to the body and carrying away carbon dioxide and other wastes
    composed of the heart, blood vessels, and blood
  15. the smallest unit of living matter capable of functioning independently
    cell
  16. a written reference to a specific work (book, article, dissertation, report, musical composition, etc.) by a particular author or creator which identifies the document in which the work may be found
    citation
  17. the presiding officer of a special court, a medical officer, or an officer of law responsible for investigating deaths, particularly those happening under unusual circumstances
    coroner
  18. the group of organs that break down foods into chemical components that the body can absorb and use for energy, and for building and repairing cells and tissues
    digestive system
  19. the act of creating citations to identify resources used in writing a work
    documentation
  20. the internal system of chemical communication involving hormones, ductless glands that secrete hormones and the receptors on target cells that respond to the hormones
    endocrine system
  21. the application of scientific knowledge to questions of civil and criminal law
    forensic science
  22. a physician who performs an autopsy when death may be accidental or violent. he or she may also serve in some jurisdictions as the coroner
    medical examiner
  23. the bodily system that in vertebrates is made up of the brain and spinal cord, nerves, ganglia, and parts of the receptor organs and that receives and interprets stimuli and transmits impulses to the effector organs
    nervous system
  24. collection of tissues which performs a particular function or set of functions in an animal's body
    organ
  25. a condensation of a subject or argument into its main points
    outline
  26. to steal and pass off the ideas or words of another as one's own. to use another's production without crediting the source. to commit literary theft or to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source
    plagiarize
  27. an original document containing the observations, ideas, and conclusions of an individual. firsthand account presented by someone present or actively participating in the event
    primary source
  28. a system of organs, functioning in the process of gas exchange between the body and the environment, consisting especially of the nose, nasal passages, nasopharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs
    respiratory system
  29. a secondhand account of an event or retelling of another person's observations written by someone who did not witness or actually participate in the events
    secondary source
  30. a collection of components organized to accomplish a specific function or set of functions
    system
  31. an integrated group of cells with a common function, structure, or both
    tissue
  32. muscular organ pumps blood through the body
    heart
  33. produces bile for fat digestion and detoxifies the blood
    liver
  34. produces digestive enzymes and regulates blood sugar
    pancreas
  35. produces and releases immature lymphocytes
    thymus
  36. muscular organ that mixes and decontaminates food
    stomach
  37. filters old red blood cells from the blood
    spleen
  38. major site of food digestion and nutrient absorption
    small intestine
  39. absorbs water and electrolytes from indigestible waste
    large intestine
  40. storage organ for bile
    gall bladder
  41. filters waste from blood and regulates blood volume
    kidney
  42. contains alveoli for gas exchange with the environment
    lungs
  43. flap of tissue prevents food from entering the larynx
    epiglottis
  44. master gland that releases many hormones to control the body
    pituitary gland
  45. regulates metabolism by secreting the hormone thyroxine
    thyroid
  46. secretes stress hormones such as adrenaline
    adrenal gland
  47. the link between the nervous and the endocrine system
    hypothalamus
  48. stores urine until it is released from the body
    bladder
  49. largest organ that acts as a barrier
    skin
  50. site that filters lymph and activates the immune system
    lymph node
  51. sends signals from the body to the brain and vice versa
    spinal cord
  52. coordinates/controls using electrical and chemical signals
    brain
  53. controls breathing and heart rates, links brain to spinal cord
    brain stem
  54. .com meaning?
    commercial business
  55. .net meaning?
    organization or business
  56. .org meaning?
    federally recognized organizations
  57. .edu meaning?
    schools, colleges, and universities
  58. .gov meaning?
    state and federal government
  59. what website url's should be used? which should not?
    • DO: .org, .edu, .gov
    • DON'T: .com, .net

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