Test 1

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  1. The study of the structure and shape of the body and its parts and their relationship to one another.
  2. The study of how the body and its parts work or function.
  3. The external covering of the body of the body.
    - Skin
    Integumentary System
  4. Supports the body. Consists of:
    Skeletal System
  5. Controls the mobility of the body.
    - Muscles
    Muscular System
  6. The body's fast acting control system.
    -Spinal Cord
    -Sensory Receptors
    Nervous System
  7. Contols the body activities but more slowly than the nervous system. This system produces chemical molecules called hormones.
    -Pancreas Gland
    -Pituitary Gland
    -Adrenal Gland
    Endocrine System
  8. Carries substances to and from tissue cells.
    -Primary organs
    -Blood Vessels
    Cardiocascular System
  9. Help cleanse the blood and house cells involved in immunity.
    -Cervical lymph nodes
    Lymphatic System
  10. Supplies the body with oxygen and remove the carbon dioxide.
    - Bronchi
    Respitory System
  11. Breaks down food and delievers products to the blood to disperse to the rest of the body.
    -Large intestine
    -Small intestine
    Digestive System
  12. Removes the nitrogen waste from the blood and flushes them from the body.
    Urinary System
  13. Works to produce offspring.
    -Vas deferns
    Reproductive System
  14. Four ways to maintain life:
    • -Movement
    • -Digestion
    • -Metabolism
    • -Excretion
    • -Growth
    • - Responsiveness
  15. Describes the body's ability to maintain relatively stable internal conditions even though the outside world is continuously changing.
  16. A process that happens when your systems need to slow down or completely stop a process that is happening.
    Example: A home heating system connected to a thermostat.
    Negative Feedback
  17. Encourages a phsiological process or amplifires the action of a system.
    Example: Keeps getting cooler and cooler and cooler.
    Postive Feedback
  18. Levels of Structural Organization:
    • 1. Chemical Level
    • 2. Cellular Level
    • 3. Tissue Level
    • 4. Organ Level
    • 5. Organ System Level
    • 6. Organismal Level
  19. Bonus Word
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Test 1
2011-09-16 00:21:59
Anatomy Physiology

Test on 9/16/11
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