Human Body Vocab

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Human Body Vocab
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Human Body Science Unit
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  1. one of the many tiny thin walled pockets in the lungs through which oxygen moves into the blood and carbon dioxide is removed
    air sac
  2. the process in which the body takes in fresh air containing oxygen and forced out used air, containing carbon dioxide
    breathing
  3. the number of times a person inhales in one minute
    breathing rate
  4. one of the two tubes into which the windpipe branches, one tube goes to each lung
    bronchial tube
  5. a tough flexible body material
    cartilage
  6. the basic unit that makes up all living things
    cell
  7. a large dome-shaped muscle separating the chest from the stomach area
    diaphram
  8. to breath out
    exhale
  9. to breath in
    inhale
  10. One of a pair of spongy, bag-like organs of the body that expand when filled with air
    lungs
  11. the process in which cells use oxygen to release energy and give off carbon dioxide
    respiration
  12. the system by which oxygen is taken into the body and carbon dioxide is removed
    respiratory system
  13. the air passage that connects the throat to the lungs
    windpipe
  14. a thick-walled blood vessel that carries blood away from the heart
    artery
  15. either of the two upper chambers of the heart
    atrium
  16. a tissue made up of a liquid called plasma and several types of cells
    blood
  17. a tiny thin-walled blood vessel that connects an artery and a vein
    capillary
  18. the movement if blood to the heart through the network of blood vessels throughout the body and back to the heart
    circulation
  19. the heart and the network of blood vessels which work together to carry blood throughout the body
    circulatory system
  20. the body system that gets rid of harmful wastes produced by the cells
    excretory system
  21. the muscular organ that pumps blood through the blood vessels of the body
    heart
  22. one of a pair of organs that clean and filter blood
    kidney
  23. the number of times the heart beats in one minute; it is felt as a throbbing caused by blood rushing into the arteries each time the ventricles contract
    pulse
  24. the vessels that carry blood into the heart
    veins
  25. either of the two lower chambers of the heart
    ventricle
  26. a substance produced in the blood that destroys or weakens germs, helping the body fight diseases
    antibody
  27. certain one-celled organism that can be seen only with a microscope
    bacteria
  28. a change or condition in the body having a particular cause and signs that keeps the blood from working normally
    disease
  29. a chemical that affects or changes the way of the body or mind works
    drug
  30. a tiny organism that causes disease and can be seen only with a microscope
    germ
  31. a dangerous drug that is unlawful for people to have or to use
    illegal drug
  32. the body system that defends against germs by attacking and destroying germs as they enter the body
    immune system
  33. the smoke given off by another person's burning tabacco
    secondhand smoke
  34. a colorless, odorless gas
    carbon dioxide
  35. the colorless, ordoless, tasteless gas that makes up about 1/5 of the air
    oxygen

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