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Pelvic Cavity


Abdomino Pelvic Cavity

Continuous cavity within the abdomen and pelvis that contains the largest organs of the gastrointestinal system.

Spinal Cord

Part of the central nervous system. Continuous with the medulla oblongata of the brain and extends down the back in the spinal cavity. Ends at L2 and seperates into individual nerves.

Cranial Cavity

Cavity containing the skull and brain

Two Pleural Cavities

The space between the parietal and visceral layers of the pleura


A carbohydrate that is composed of 2 monosaccharides

Fatty Acids


Nucleic Acids

Chemicals (such as DNA or RNA) that carry genetic information

Amino Acids





An organelle that precedes mitosis

Nuclear Envelope


Smooth ER






Golgi Apparatus

Organelle of the cell that packages cellular material for transport.


Round, central region within the nucleus. It makes ribosomes.

Rough ER


Secretory Vesicles



Small hairs that flow in waves to move foreign particles away from the lungs toward the nose and throat, where they can be expelled. Also found inside the Fallopian tubes to propel an ovum toward the uterus.

Free Ribosomes





Genetic material found in the nucleus of a cell.

Nuclear Pores


Cell Membrane

Semipermiable barrier that sourrounds a cell and holds in the cytoplasm. It allows water and some nutrients to enter and waste products to leave the cell.


Organelle that consists of a small sac with digestive enzymes in it. These destroy pathogens that invade the cell.

Fixed Ribosomes




Pseudostratified Columnar


Simple Columnar


Simple Cuboidal


Simple Squamos


Stratified Squamos


Transitional Epithelium


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