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A group of organs that work together to perform a vital body function; ex: nervous system
(1) a peripheral nerve ending specialized for response to particular types of stimuli. (2) molecule that binds specifically with other molecules
fast acting control system that employs nerve impulses to trigger muscle contraction or gland secretion
organ system that carries out gas exchange; includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, bronchi, and lungs
includes all the activities promoted by the muscular system, such as propelling ourselves from 1 place to another
determines the level (set point) at which a variable is to maintained, analyzes the information it receives and determines the appropriate response or course of action
the basic biological unit of living organisms, enclosed by a limiting membrane; cells in more complex organisms contain a nucleus and a variety of organelles
system that processes food into absorbable units and eliminates indigestible wastes
between a more medial and a more lateral structure (collarbone is intermediate between the breastbone and the shoulder)
a group of similair cells specialized to perform a specific function; primary tissue types are epithelial, connective, muscle, and nervous tissues
system primarily responsible for water, electrolyte, and acid-base balance and the removal of nitrogen-containing wastes from the blood
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