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Human Body Final
Terms in this set (38)
Speed up digestion
a coiled, bony, fluid-filled tube in the inner ear through which sound waves trigger nerve impulses
Rod and Cones
Types of photeoreceptor cells found in the retina
A tactile writing system used by the blind and visually impaired
receive signals or inputs
unlearned responses that are faster than other nervous system responses
tissues or fibers that cause movement of body parts and organs
strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer and more flexible than bone
Only being with the ability to perform complex reasoning
Axial & Appendicular
two divisions of the skeletal system
tissue that holds the body together
Tissue that covers outside of the body and lines organs and cavities.
The set of organs that makes human reproduction possible.
the system that removes waste from your body and controls water balance
Consists of glands that control many of the body's activities by producing hormones.
Produce red blood cells
The place where a nerve passes your bended elbow. Not an actual bone in your arm.
How do you get all the vitamins you need?
Eat a variety of foods
White blood cells
Blood cells that perform the function of destroying disease-causing microorganisms
How many chambers does the heart have?
air sacs in the lungs at the end of branching tubes
largest organ in your body that contains pain and temperature receptors
Breaks food down into nutrients
Moves the nones in your body
Gives support and protects vital organs
Moves blood through the body
Protects the body from germs
Senses things and sends messages to the brain
Takes air into the lungs and exhales it
Three main types of fingerprints
Whorls, arch, loop
Ridged skin found on feet and hands for gripping
Three things found in skin
Hair follicle, heat receptors, & dermis
Determined by genetics
Ball & Socket joint
shoulder and hip
Signals from the brain
causes muscles to contract
Parts of the nervous system
brain, spinal cord, nerves
Main function the hippocampus
What should you eat for good health?
Breads/grains, fruits, vegetables, dairy, meats/beans
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