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The chemical process through which cells are nourished and carry out their activities is called:
The inner and larger bone in the forearm, attached to the wrist, and located on the side of the little finger is the:
The __________ are the muscles that straighten the wrist, hand, and fingers to form a straight line.
peripheral nervous system
The system of nerves that carries impulses or messages to and from the central nervous system is called the:
anterior tibial and posterior tibial arteries
The popliteal artery supplies blood to the foot and divides into two separate arteries known as:
The greater occipital nerve is located at the ______ of the head and affects the scalp as far up as the top of the head.
The __________ is a gland of the endocrine system that secretes enzyme-producing cells that are responsible for digesting carbohydrates, proteins, and fats.
The ______ glands secrete about 30 steriod hormones and control metabolic processes of the body, including the fight-or-flight response.
Digestive _________ are chemicals that charge certain types of food into a soluable form that can be used by the body.
The ____________ system affects the growth, development, sexual functions, and health of the entire body.
The ______________ system serves as a protective coating and helps regulate the body's temperature.
The ___________ system protects the body from disease by developing immunities and destroying disease-causing toxins and bacteria.
The _________ system controls and coordinates all other systems inside and out of the body and makes them work harmoniously and efficiently.
The ___________ system controls the processes by which plants and animals reproduce offspring.
The ___________ system enables breathing, supplying the body with oxygen and eliminating carbon dioxide as a waste product.
The study of the human body structures that can be seen with the naked eye and how the body parts are organized is:
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