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erect, feet forward, arms at side with palms facing forward, head facing forward
the part of the skeleton that includes the pectoral girdle and the pelvic girdle and the upper and lower limbs
growth at the outer surface of a bone during endochondral ossification, resulting in an increase in the bone's thickness
the part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
a semiliquid mass of partially digested food that passes from the stomach through the pyloric sphincter into the duodenum
most numerous, important, and wide spread of the sweat glands, mostly on forehead, upper lip, palms and soles, not hair follicles, regulate temperature,
calcium phosphate: forms needle like crystals that are deposited around the collagen fibers of the organic matrix; accounts for most of the hardness/strength of bone in resisting compression
set of chemical reactions through which an organism builds up or breaks down materials as it carries out its life processes
cell division in which the nucleus divides into nuclei containing the same number of chromosomes
Negative feedback loops
Self-corrective mechanisms in physiology, change in the body that moves conditions about or below a set point.---Keep internal environment stable. Ex: can't hold your breathe for a long time
the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
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