Human Anatomy Final
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Movement of a body part away from the mid-line.
The complete, energy releasing, breakdown of glucose to carbon dioxide and water in the presence of oxygen.
A small organic compound that includes an amino group and a carboxyl group. Structural unit of a protein molecule.
Fluid secreted by the liver and stored in the gallbladder.
An organic compound consisting of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in a 1:2:1 ratio.
Semi-fluid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach to the small intestine.
The section of the large intestine extending from the cecum to the rectum.
First part of the small intestine.
Tubular portion of the digestive tract that leads from the pharynx to the stomach.
A group of hormones that stimulates the development of female secondary sex characteristics.
Haploid reproductive cells.
A monosaccharide in blood that is the primary source of cellular energy.
A lymphatic capillary associated with a villus of the small intestine.
A fat, oil, or fat-like compound that usually include fatty acids.
A recurring cycle (beginning at menarche and ending at menopause) in which the endometrial lining of the uterus prepares for pregnancy.
Inorganic element essential in human metabolism.
Obtained from food and used by our bodies for growth and maintaining good health.
Portion of the pharynx in the posterior part in the oral cavity.
The primary female reproductive organ that produces oocytes.
The release of an egg cell from a mature ovarian follicle.
Stage of development in which the reproductive organs become functional.
Male sex hormone secreted by the intersitial cells of the testes.
An organic compound required in a normal metabolism that the body cannot synthesize in adequate amounts and must be obtained in the diet.