A&P 1 study guide
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What system takes oxygen and expels carbon dioxide?
What system is the skin & associated structures a part of ?
What system is the spinal cord related to?
The main control method for maintaining homeostasis in the body is called______________?
Fluid within the cell is called what?
The term describing a state of internal balance is called what ?
The study of the body function is ___________?
The correct order of body organization is :
Cell, tissue, organ, system, body/organism
The system that transports blood to and from the body cells is _________?
The system comprised of bones & joints is ____________?
The body systems involved in communications & control are _______________ & ________________?
Nervous & endocrine
A mixture where components separate unless shaken is called what ?
A substance with a pH of 8.5 is called what?
A substance with a pH of 4.0 is __________?__________ acidic than a substance with a pH of 6.0.
A substance that dissolves in another substance is called what?
Material that fills the cell from nuclear membrane to plasma membrane is the
What are small hair like projections from the cells that create motion ?
What are the small bodies in the cytoplasm that manufacture protein ?
What is the large organelle that Is the control center of the cell?
Diffusion a of WATER through a semipermeable membrane is the process of what ?
The process of specialized cells engulfing large particles is called
Small projections of plasma membrane that aid in absorption of materials are called
What process requires cellular ATP?
What is a cord of connective tissue that joins a muscle to a bone called?
The cardiac muscle makes up the wall of the _______?_______.
What muscle type is considered to be under voluntary control ?
What is another term for skin?
What is the tissue that surrounds the heart ?
What does the endocrine glands secrete ?
How many pairs of spinal nerves are there ?
How many pairs of cervical spinal nerves are there ?
What are the fibers that conduct impulses away from the cell body ?
What are the neurons that conduct impulses away from the cell body ?
What do neurotransmitter bind to ?
Acetylcholine, dopamine, & noradrenaline are known as ______?________
What is the fluid found in the central canal of the spinal cord ?
What does the pons, & medulla oblongata together make ?
What lobe of the brain is the motor speech area located ?
The primary somatosensory area is found in what lobe of the brain ?
Impulses for the sense & smell are found in what lobe of the brain ?
The visual area of the cortex is located in what lobe of the brain ?
What are the small air sacs in the lungs where gases are exchanged ?
What part of the respiratory tract contains the vocal folds ?
What is the leaf shaped cartilage that covers the larynx during swallowing ?
What are the small subdivisions of a bronchus ?
What is the dome shaped muscle that contracts during inhalation ?
How does oxygen move from the lungs into the blood ?
What cartilage makes up the Adam's apple?
What are the 3 main functions of the digestive system ?
Digestion, absorption, elimination
What is the outermost layer of the digestive system ?
What is the tube that transports food into the stomach ?
What is the muscular ring that regulates the size of an opening ?
What is the first part of the small intestine ?
What muscular organs stores bile ?
The organ that receives food flowing through the pyloric sphincter is called ___________?
What is the appendix attached to ?
What part of the large intestine empties into the rectum ?
Where are most nutrients absorbed ?
Urine moves from the kidneys to the bladder through the ________?
What is the funnel shaped basin forming the upper end of the ureter is _______________?
What is the average daily urine output ?
The thirst mechanism is controlled by the __________?
The microscopic structure in the kidney that forms iron is ________?
What is the cluster of capillaries within the glomerular capsule ?
What sac are the testes located in ?
What gland surrounds the urethra & contracts to aid in ejaculation ?
What sex steroid induces the development of male secondary sex characteristics ?
Most menopausal symptoms reflect a deficiency in what ovarian hormone ?
What hormone does the emergency contraceptive pill have ?
What is the lower narrow region of the uterus ?
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