Card Set Information
Test on 9/16/11
The study of the structure and shape of the body and its parts and their relationship to one another.
The study of how the body and its parts work or function.
The external covering of the body of the body.
Supports the body. Consists of:
Controls the mobility of the body.
The body's fast acting control system.
Contols the body activities but more slowly than the nervous system. This system produces chemical molecules called hormones.
Carries substances to and from tissue cells.
Help cleanse the blood and house cells involved in immunity.
-Cervical lymph nodes
Supplies the body with oxygen and remove the carbon dioxide.
Breaks down food and delievers products to the blood to disperse to the rest of the body.
Removes the nitrogen waste from the blood and flushes them from the body.
Works to produce offspring.
Four ways to maintain life:
Describes the body's ability to maintain relatively stable internal conditions even though the outside world is continuously changing.
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.
Encourages a phsiological process or amplifires the action of a system.
Example: Keeps getting cooler and cooler and cooler.
Levels of Structural Organization:
1. Chemical Level
2. Cellular Level
3. Tissue Level
4. Organ Level
5. Organ System Level
6. Organismal Level