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muscl that is striated but involuntary; uses more ATP and has more mitochondria than any other muscle; each cell has one nucleus
muscle surrounds blood vessels and digestive organs; involuntary; found in the walls of the stomach, intestines, blood vessels, and other internal organs
mineral needed for muscle contraction; this covers the active site to prevent contractions from occuring
a synapse and neurotransmitter that is released from vesicles in the axon terminal and diffuses across the synapse to stimulate the muscle cell
gland making waxy or oily material used for waterproofing and keeping epidermis flexible; aka oil glands
antibodies and hemoglobin are made of this; supplies raw material for growth, muscle, bones, skin, hair, finger nais, antibodies and hemoglobin; its shape is determined by temperature and solvent its dissolved in
used for making cell membranes, steroid hormones, and to store energy; do not dissolve in water
contains hundreds of amino acids, a protein or RNA that speeds up the matabolic reactions without being permanently change or destroyed
where both chemical and mechanical digestion occurs and expands more than twice its regular size
where most chemical digestion takes place ; responsible for deotoxifying alcohol and other poisonous substance; most nutrients are absorbed in villi here
first 10-12 inches of small intestine; a large number of enzymes dump into this area from the liver and pancreas
fingerlike projections which increase the surface area to absorb nutrients to be put into the blood stream
hormone which regulates sugar levels; lack of this can cause coma, high blood sugar, diabetes
has parallel veins in leaves, random cross section of water canals in veins. 3,6,9 grouped petals, branching roots; a plant with out vascular tisue
has branching veins in leaves, organized water canals in veins, 4 or 5 grouped petals; taped roots, vascular tubes
reduces chromosome number in gametes; results in the formation of 4 gametes and reduces the number of chromosomes
produces equal daughter cells;results in 2 new cells that are identical to the original cell
chromosomes are attached to eachother here; where chromatids join to each other and spindle fibers attach
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