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  1. "Emergency action" hormone
    epinephrine (adrenaline)
  2. The transitional change from childhood into adulthood
    Adolescence
  3. Common unit for measuring the value of food
    Kilocalorie
  4. The chemical and physical process by which the body "burns" food and generates energy
    Metabolism
  5. The part of the tooth that we see
    Crown
  6. The movement of water digested food and other dissolved substances into the bloodstream
    Absorption
  7. He proportion of nutrients compared to the number of calories the food contains
    Nutrient density
  8. Physical and chemical breakdown of complex nutrients into simpler, water-soluble substances the body can use
    Digestion
  9. Sac of blood vessels that form between the bodies of the baby and the mother
    Placenta
  10. The "master gland "
    Pituitary gland
  11. Provide energy
    Carbohydrates
  12. The largest internal organ of the body
    Liver
  13. Unborn baby after the 9th week
    Fetus
  14. Hardest substance in the body
    Enamel
  15. Fat-like substances that are typically insoluble in water
    Lipid
  16. Substances that neutralize harmful molecules
    Vitamins C and E
    Antioxidants
  17. Tissue surrounding the teeth
    The gums
    Gingiva
  18. Long chains of building blocks
    Amino acids
  19. Saturated fats
    • Fats that hold the maximum amount of hydrogen atoms
    • Animal fats, oils, Palm oil, coconut oil
  20. Unsaturated fats
    • Fats that hold the fewer then maximum hydrogen
    • vegetable oils
  21. Treats diseases of the teeth and gums
    Dentist
  22. Treats diseases and disorders if the digestive system
    Gastroenterologist
  23. Provides primary care for children and infants
    Pediatrician
  24. Small clusters of endocrine gland cells that are located in the pancreas
    Islets of langerhans
  25. Regulates the amount of calcium in the blood
    Parathyroid
  26. Regulates sleeping and waking cycles
    Pineal
  27. Effects the other endocrine glands
    Pituitary
  28. Secrets hormones that regulate metabolism
    Thyroid
  29. Polyunsaturated fats
    • Lacks two or more hydrogen pairs
    • Contain essential fatty acids
    • plant seeds and fish
  30. Enclosing
    surrounding
    Peri-
  31. Fat or fatty
    • Lip-
    • Lipo-
  32. Science
    Study
    -logy
  33. Sugar
    Carbohydrate
    -ose
  34. Intestines
    Entro-
  35. Small
    Micro
  36. Tooth
    • Dent
    • Dont
  37. Stomach
    Gastro
  38. Inside or within
    • En-
    • end-
    • Endo-
  39. The liver
    • Hepat-
    • Hepato-

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