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the body's heaviest organ is the

skin

which of the following is not considered an appendix of the skin

the tongue

the primary function of the skin is

protection

muscle is connected to bone by

tendons

which type of muscle tissue is found in the stomach

smooth

what type of muscle tissue is found in the heart

cardiac

signals generated by the nervous system are called

nerve impulses

which of the following is not a gland in the endocrine system

salivary

which of the following substances is not carried by the cardiovascular system

lymph

the thymus gland is part of the _____ system

endocrine

which part of the respiratory system exchanges oxygen and carbon dioxide

alveoli

what organs would be considered an accessory organ of the digestive system

liver

what organ is a primary organ of the digestive system

esophagus

immunosuppressive drugs are given after

organ transplants

what is not considered part of the central nervous system

the cranial nerves

what structure is not part of the lymphatic system

pancreas

one important function of intact skin is to keep out

harmful bacteria

a structure made up of two or more kinds of tissues organized in such a way that the tissues can together perform a more complex function is an

organ

skeletal muscle may also be referred to as

voluntary

lymph eventually enters the

circulatory system

a non-vital organ can often be replaced or enhanced by an artificial organ, alson known as a

prosthesis

one of the earliest devices created to augment vital functions was the "artificial kidney" or

dialysis machine

what are formative cells taken from embryonic tissue or cord blood and used in organ engineering to develop advances in clinical medicine

stem cells

flitration is a process that involves which of the following

changed in hydrostatic pressure

when atoms share electons a __________ bond forms

covalent

system that contains the body's heaviest organ

integumentary organ

system that has the main function of transporting materials from one part of the body to another

cardiovascular

system that contains three types of organs; skeletal, smooth, and cardiac

muscular

system that has a secondary function of storing calcium and phosphorus for the body

skeletal system

system that regulates body functions rapidly but its effects last for a short duration

nervous

system that regulates body functions slowly but its effects are long lasting

endocrine

the urethra is part of only this one system in the female

urinary

system in which the liver is an accessory organ

digestive

system that produces ova

female reproductive system

system that, along with the urinary system , helps regulate the pH of the body

respiratory system

a system other than the urinary system that includes the male urethra

male reproductive systems

system that helps move fat-related nutrients from the digestive system

lymphatic and immune system

rigid framework for the body

skeletal system

provides movement and body posture

muscular system

ensures survival of the species

reproductive system

blood vessels and heart

cardiovascular system

absoption of nutrients

digestive system

provides protection for underlying organs and regulates temperature

integumentary

water removal and electrolyte balance

urinary system

general control and communication system

nervous system

oxygen balance and carbon dioxide balance

respiratory system

secrets hormones into blood throughout the ductless gland system

endocrine system

immune system

lymphatic system

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