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Zaborowski Body Systems 3
various body system terms
Terms in this set (46)
Any living thing that can carry out its life on its own.
The smallest unit of living matter.
A group of tissues that work together to do a certain job.
A group of organs that work together to do a certain job.
A group of similar cells that work together at the same job.
A type of organism that is made up of a single cell.
A type of organism that is made up of many cells.
Process of moving nutrients and wastes in a living thing.
A framework of bones that supports and protects the organs inside the body.
Parts of the skeletal system that provide protection and support for the organs inside the body.
The organ system whose primary function is movement and flexibility.
Tissues or fibers that cause movement of body parts and organs.
Body system that breaks down food and absorbs nutrients.
The opening through which food is taken in and digestion begins.
Muscular tube that moves food from the pharynx to the stomach.
An organ of the digestive system that stores food and performs early steps of digestion.
Responsible for absorbing nutrients and water from food before exiting the body.
The organ system that circulates oxygen and nutrients to cells in all parts of the body.
Fluid that moves through the circulatory system, transporting oxygen and nutrients to the body.
The organ in the chest that pumps blood throughout the body.
The network of arteries, capillaries, and veins that carry blood throughout the body.
The organ system that brings oxygen to the body's cells and removes waste gas.
The organs in the chest responsible for exchanging oxygen for carbon dioxide.
The windpipe; a passage through which air moves to the lungs.
The body system that controls virtually all activities of the body, both voluntary and involuntary.
The organ that is located in the skull which controls thought and most functions in the body.
The bundle of nerves within the spine that transmits messages between the brain and the rest of the nerves in the body.
Bundles of neurons, or nerve cells, that transmit messages to and from the brain by passing signals along neuron fibers.
cells that work together to perform a specific function.
tissue that work together to form an_______________________.
transports oxygen, nutrients, and wastes through the body in the blood.
RED blood cells
absorb oxygen from the air in the lungs and transport it to every cell in the body.
WHITE blood cells
help the body fight infection and remove dead cells.
an organ made of muscle tissue, pumps blood through blood vessels.
body system that helps the body use the air you breathe.
short tubes that carry air from the trachea to both the left and right lung.
leaves your body when you breath out.
the body system that forms a framework to support the body and to help protect internal soft tissues.
the soft tissue in the MIDDLE of long bones.
helps your body make red blood cells and white blood cells.
are bands of tissue that hold bones together at movable joints.
the body system that helps you move and maintain posture.
we control them.
muscles that work automatically (such as the heart).
body system for communication and control (like a telephone).
body system that breaks down food so it can be used by the body.
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