Mid-America College of Funeral Service Anatomy I introductory vocab - Test I
The study of the glands
ADIPOSE CONNECTIVE TISSUE
Type of tissue that contains lipid or fat cells.
AEREOLAR CONNECTIVE TISSUE
Type of tissue that contains "air spaces"
The building up of protoplasm by a cell.
The study of the structures of a human body.
The study of the circulatory system
The study of the arteries
The smallest particle of an element.
ATTRIBUTES OF LIFE
1. responds to external stimuli
2. takes in nutrients and oxygen
3. gives off wastes and carbon dioxide
4. grows and matures
The study of all living things - plants, animals, microorganisms.
Rigid tissue that contains calcium salt deposits - forms structure of skeleton
The study of the heart
Semi-rigid tissue at the ends of long bones - point of articulation
The breaking down of protoplasm by a cell.
A minute organized mass of protoplasm possessing the attributes of life.
The semi-permeable border on the outside of the cell.
Two or more elements chemically combined together in a specific proportion by weight.
Binds other body parts together.
The protoplasm which is located between the outside of the nuclear membrane and the inside of the cell membrane.
The study of the skin - integument
The study of the structures of the body prior to live birth. - Embryology
Pure substances which cannot be broken down into simpler substances.
ELEMENTS FOUND IN THE HUMAN BODY
Carbon - Hydrogen - Oxygen - Nitrogen plus 16 other trace elements
The study of the glands which produce hormones
Covers and lines other body parts.
FIBROUS CONNECTIVE TISSUE
Tough, non-living tissue - ligaments and tendons
The study of the large structures of the human body.
The study of the blood
HEMOPOETIC TISSUE (BONE MARROW)
Tissue which makes blood cells.
Literally the study of the tissues of the body.
INVOLUNTARY MUSCLE TISSUE
Acts without a command from nervous system
The conversion of digested food into protoplasm and/or energy.
The study of the small structures of the body.
Sends impulse (message) from brain to body part.
MUCOUS EPITHELIAL TISSUE
Lines hollow body cavities
The study of the muscles of the body
Conveys electrical current from one body part to another - coordinates all body parts
The study of the nervous system
The border on the outside of a nucleus.
Structure within the cell containing genetic and nervous material.
A group of dissimilar tissues arranged to perform a single function.
The study of bone - the skeleton
The study of the structures of the body as they are related to disease.
The study of the veins
A combination of elements, compounds, and water - the living substance from which all cells are made.
The study of the various areas or "regions" of the body.
Sends impluse (message) from body part to brain.
SEROUS EPITHELIAL TISSUE
Lines closed body cavities
Single layer of similar cells.
SMOOTH MUSCLE TISSUE
Solid color "non-striated" tissue - lining of digestive and blood vascular systems
The study of the organs of digestion, respiration, and reproduction
SQUAMOUS, CUBOIDAL, COLUMNAR
Three shapes of cells
Several layers of similar cells.
STRIATED MUSCLE TISSUE
Makes up heart and skeletal muscle
A set of related organs arranged to perform a single function.
The study of the various "sets of related organs" of the body.
A group of similar cells arranged to perform a single function.
The study of the structures of the body with emphasis on the superficial landmarks used to locate deeper structures.
The study of the urinary system
VOLUNTARY MUSCLE TISSUE
Acts upon a command from nervous system
The study of all animal life forms.