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Health in Christian Perspective Abeka pages 1-12
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  1. structure forms between mother and her unborn baby and does the work of several organs
    placenta
  2. the bundle of three blood vessels that connect an unborn baby with the placenta
    umbilical cord
  3. an unborn child who is distinctly recognizable as a miniature baby
    fetus
  4. transitional change from childhood into adulthood
    adolescence
  5. study of the endocrine system
    endocrinology
  6. endocrine gland that is sometimes referred to as the "master gland"
    pituitary gland
  7. endocrine gland secretes hormones that regulate metabolism
    thyroid
  8. "emergency action" hormone that prepares the body for stressful situations
    epinephrine
  9. small clusters of endocrine gland cells that are located in the pancreas
    islets of langerhans
  10. hormone that triggers sleepiness
    melatonin
  11. female reproductive cell
    ovum
  12. cluster of cells after implantation
    embryo
  13. provides primary care for infants and children
    pediatrician
  14. provides medical care for women during and after pregnancy
    obstetrician
  15. the stage of development in which the body becomes physically able to reproduce
    puberty
  16. helps regulate the body's growth and development; influences most of the body's functions
    endocrine system
  17. growth hormone
    somatotropin
  18. consist of the adrenal cortex and adrenal medulla; releases epinephrine
    adrenal glands
  19. helps regulate blood pressure and the body's water balance
    antiduretic hormone
  20. stimulates the body to repair itself following stress, inflammation, or injury
    cortisol
  21. stimulates the kidneys to conserve sodium and excrete potassium and help regulate the body's water balance
    aldosterone
  22. en,-end, or endo
    "in, inside, or within"
  23. -logy
    "science" or "study of"
  24. treats diseases and disorders of the endocrine system
    endocrinologist
  25. the physical and chemical breakdown of complex nutrients into simpler, water-soluble substances the body can use
    digestion
  26. part of the tooth that we see
    crown
  27. contains nerves and blood vessels (tooth)
    pulp
  28. main part of the tooth
    dentin
  29. thin bonelike structure that covers the root
    cementum
  30. hardest substance in the body
    enamel
  31. study of the structure, functions, disorders, and diseases of the digestive system
    gastroenterology
  32. largest internal organ of the body
    liver
  33. large intestine: eliminates wastes and absorbs water
    colon
  34. digestive juice that breaks down fats and oils
    bile
  35. "surrounding or enclosing"
    peri
  36. dent or dont
    tooth
  37. gastro-
    stomache
  38. enetro
    intestines
  39. hepat- or hepato
    liver
  40. treats diseases of the teeth and gums
    dentist
  41. treats diseases and disorders of the digestive system
    gastroenterologist

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