Health Lesson 23 Vocab
Terms in this set (17)
is a substance that helps transmit brain messages along certain nerves.
are substances produced in the brain that help reduce pain and create a feeling of well-being.
is the response of the body to the demands of daily living.
is the act of trying to win or gain something from another or others.
is the percentage of fat tissue and lean tissue in the body.
essential body fat
is the fat that is located around such organs as the heart, lungs, liver, spleen, kidneys, and intestines.
is the fat that accumulates around internal organs, within muscle, tissues, and under your skin.
is the amount of blood pumped by your heart each minute.
is the amount of blood your heart pumps with each beat.
is the force of blood against the arterial walls.
dynamic blood pressure
is the measure of the changes in blood pressure during the day.
is a disease of the blood vessels in which fat deposits on artery walls.
is a bone disease in which bone tissue becomes thin.
is a condition in which the moveable parts of a joint break down.
is a synthetic drug made from the male hormone testosterone.
is a restful state in which there is little or no conscious thought.
is a condition in which a person has difficulty sleeping.