Chapter 13

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  1. is the process of physical changes as a child’s body develops into an adult.
    puberty
  2. is the period of time between childhood and adulthood
    adolescence
  3. is a chemical messenger that creates a body response and is released in the bloodstream
    hormone
  4. what is a specailized tissue that produces and releases chemicals
    gland
  5. a network of glands that produces and releases hormones
    the endocrine system
  6. a state of balance within a cell organ or system is called
    homeostasis
  7. the what gives the signal for your body to begin puberty
    hypothalamus
  8. a gland in the brain that simulates growth and development . It is sometimes called a master gland
    the pituitary gland
  9. the largest organ in the human body. It protects, and maintains body temperatures and the sensation of pain, pressure, hot and cold.
    the skin
  10. release sebum an oil that travels to the surface of the skin
    sebaceous gland
  11. sebum ______ and ______ the skin and hair by preventing dryness
    waterproofs and protects
  12. is a skin condition that results when mostly excess sebum clogs skin pores
    acne
  13. is a watery, salty fluid that evaporates,thereby,cooling the skin and helping to mantain body temperture
    perspiration
  14. sebaceous glands secrete more _____ and sweat glands secrete more ________ during puberty
    sebum and perspiration
  15. make up the enlongnated parts of the skeleton
    long bones
  16. are the third molars, usually, the last teeth to appear
    wisdom teeth
  17. includes growth plates,which are locations where the lengthening of the bone occurs
    each long bone
  18. an area of prolonged exposure to bacteria that produces acids,which often dissolve tooth enamel
    cavity
  19. what is the visible part of the tooth that sits above the gum
    crown
  20. the 4 main types of teeth are
    cainines, molars, incisors, and bicuspids
  21. The sleep cycle. Be able to explain.
  22. at night the what begins production of a hormone that induces sleep
    pineal gland
  23. when light reaches the eyes retina the optic nerve sends a signal to the what which then triggers the pineal gland to stop producing the hormone
    hypothalamus

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