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positive feedback
Can complete a potentially dangerous or stressful process quickly
the nervous system
helps regulate body temperature
integumentary system
organ system that protects against environmental hazards, helps regulate body temperature, and provides sensory information?
plane would you use to cut the human body so you could see the anterior and posterior sections of the heart
Visceral pericardium
the name of the serous membrane that covers the surface of the heart?
serial reconstruction
The process of choosing one sectional plane and making a series of sections at small intervals
computerized tomography
how Checking for tumors or other tissue abnormalities is best accomplished
The procedure used to monitor circulatory pathways using the radiodense dyes that produces an X-ray image
If the temperature of the body climbs above 99º F
negative feedback is triggered by increased heat loss through enhanced blood blow to the skin and sweating
muscular system
heat production is a major function of the muscular system
DSA scan
Blood flow in specific organs is monitored by a DSA scan.
Nonpolar covalent bond
Equal sharing of an electron pair
Polar covalent bond
Unequal sharing of an electron pair
Ionic bonds
Links fully charged molecules
hydrogen bonds
Links partially charged molecules
Particles dispersed in a medium
Medium in which particles are dispersed
Glucose is an example of this
Formed when two simple sugars join together
Glycogen and starch are examples of this
Molecules that have the same types and numbers of atoms, but different structures-for example, glucose and fructose
Atoms with similar proton numbers but different neutron numbers
Cholesterol is an example of this lipid
This lipid is an important energy source, provides insulation, and protects organs
This lipid contains a phosphate group linked to a diglyceride and a nonlipid group
This lipid can be saturated or unsaturated
Fatty acid
This lipid is derived from arachidonic acid