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movement, maintaining posture, producing heat for the body
What are the primary functions of the muscular system?
The continued heavy breathing after strenuous exercise is an attempt by the body to "repay" the what?
What is the muscle on the back of the upper arm that is responsible for elbow extension?
What structure is part of the central nervous system but also produces hormones for the endocrine system?
What lies just below the occipital lobe of the cerebrum and is responsible for muscle coordination?
What endocrine organ produces estrogen and results in development of female characteristics?
What endocrine organ controls body temperature, appetite, thirst, and overall homeostasis?
What endocrine organ produces testosterone and results in the development of male characteristics?
What endocrine organ increases blood glucose level and decreases blood glucose with insulin and basically controls glucose levels in the body?
Which endocrine organ is responsible for secretion of hormones that stimulate other endocrine glands to grow and secrete?
White blood cells, Red blood cells, platelets
What are the three formed elements found in whole blood?
touching the diaphragm; left
The apex of the heart lies_________, pointing toward the ________ lung.
Elevation of the ribs, contraction of the diaphragm, and elongation of the chest cavity from top to bottom occur during what process?
nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs
What are the major organs of the respiratory system?
what is the process of moving air into the lungs; opposite of exhalation and also referred to as inhalation?
what is the process of moving air out of the lungs; opposite of inhalation or inspiration and also referred to as exhalation?
cranial nerves, spinal nerves, autonomic and peripheral nervous systems
What makes up the peripheral nervous system?
albumins, globulins, fibrinogens, and prothrombins
What are the 4 important proteins in the plasma portion of whole blood?
__________ breakdown occurs when digestive enzymes act on food as it passes through the digestive tract
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