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101 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 8 review
sense organs
pain receptor
thermoreceptor
chemoreceptor
an organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by co…
special cells located throughout the body (except the brain)…
Detect changes in temperature
Respond to chemicals
sense organs
an organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by co…
pain receptor
special cells located throughout the body (except the brain)…
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A Beka Biology chapter 8.3
corpus callosum
cerebral palsy
medulla oblongata
pons
The large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemi…
A loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms…
A portion of the brainstem that regulates vital functions, in…
A brain structure that relays information from the cerebellum…
corpus callosum
The large band of neural fibers connecting the two brain hemi…
cerebral palsy
A loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms…
37 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 8.5
sense organs
pain receptor
thermoreceptor
chemoreceptor
an organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by co…
special cells located throughout the body (except the brain)…
Detect changes in temperature
Respond to chemicals
sense organs
an organ of the body which responds to external stimuli by co…
pain receptor
special cells located throughout the body (except the brain)…
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A Beka Biology chapter 8.4
sensorineural deafness
REM sleep
depressant
whiplash
damage to the inner ear such as a cochlea or nervous tissues,…
rapid eye movement sleep, a recurring sleep stage during whic…
A drug that slows the central nervous system
an injury to the cervical vertebrae and their supporting stru…
sensorineural deafness
damage to the inner ear such as a cochlea or nervous tissues,…
REM sleep
rapid eye movement sleep, a recurring sleep stage during whic…
25 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 8.1
brain
spinal cord
spinal nerves
cranial nerves
Control center of the nervous system
a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
the 31 pairs of nerves located along the spinal column
12 pairs of nerves that carry messages to and from the brain
brain
Control center of the nervous system
spinal cord
a major part of the central nervous system which conducts sen…
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A Beka Biology chapter 8.2
multiple sclerosis
paralysis
synapse
reflex
Inflammatory disease of the central nervous system; myelin sh…
temporary or permanent loss of motor control
A junction where information is transmitted from one neuron t…
A simple, automatic response to a sensory stimulus, such as t…
multiple sclerosis
Inflammatory disease of the central nervous system; myelin sh…
paralysis
temporary or permanent loss of motor control
36 terms
Beka Biology Chapter 8.1 -Jean Bakos-
Neurobiologist
Neurologist
Central Nervous System
Peripheral Nervous System
A biologist who studies the nervous system
A physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease…
Brain and spinal cord
A division of the nervous system consisting of all nerves tha…
Neurobiologist
A biologist who studies the nervous system
Neurologist
A physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease…
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Beka Biology Chapter 8.5 -Jean Bakos-
Sensory Receptors
Somatic Senses
Special Senses
Sense Organs
Specialized cells unique to each sense organ that respond to…
Sensations of touch, pressure, temperature, proprioception, a…
Functions in receiving special sensations such as sight, smel…
Eyes, ears, nose, skin, taste buds
Sensory Receptors
Specialized cells unique to each sense organ that respond to…
Somatic Senses
Sensations of touch, pressure, temperature, proprioception, a…
20 terms
A Beka Science biology chapter 8.1
Aves
Keratin
Keel
Humerus
all members of this class are two-legged (bipedal), warm-bloo…
what birds' bills are made of
large ridge on the sternum
a wing bone that the major flight bones attach to
Aves
all members of this class are two-legged (bipedal), warm-bloo…
Keratin
what birds' bills are made of
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Beka Biology Chapter 8.4 -Jean Bakos-
Sensorineural Deafness
Decibels
REM Sleep
Neuritis
Deafness that results from damage to the auditory nerve
A way to measure loudness using a sound meter
Rapid Eye Movement sleep - most dreaming occurs here
Inflammation of a nerve
Sensorineural Deafness
Deafness that results from damage to the auditory nerve
Decibels
A way to measure loudness using a sound meter
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Beka Biology Chapter 8.3 -Jean Bakos-
Cerebrum
Cerebellum
Brain Stem
Right Hemisphere
Coordinates thought, memory, and learned behaviors
Coordination, posture, motor memory, movement, rote learning.…
Controls involuntary muscles and activities of the ANS
This half of the brain specializes in perception of physical…
Cerebrum
Coordinates thought, memory, and learned behaviors
Cerebellum
Coordination, posture, motor memory, movement, rote learning.…
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Beka Biology Chapter 8.2 -Jean Bakos-
The Median Nerve
Schwann Cells
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Paralysis
Controls the muscles of the forearm and the muscle and skin o…
The axons that extend from the nerve cell bodies in periphera…
Degenerative disease characterized by sclerotic patches along…
Loss of power of voluntary movement in a muscle through injur…
The Median Nerve
Controls the muscles of the forearm and the muscle and skin o…
Schwann Cells
The axons that extend from the nerve cell bodies in periphera…
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A Beka Biology Chapter 8 Define
Neurologist
Neurobiologist
Meninges
Cerebrospinal Fluid
A physician who specializes in disorders of the nervous system
A biologist who studies the nervous system
The triple layer of protective tissues covering the spinal ch…
A clear fluid that circulates through the fibers of the arach…
Neurologist
A physician who specializes in disorders of the nervous system
Neurobiologist
A biologist who studies the nervous system
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A Beka biology test 4 chapter 8-9
ATP
Carbohydrates
Glycogen
Dietary fiber
Energy carrier for the cell
The main source of energy for doing things
Kind of starch manufactured by cells of animals and man
Helps the intestines function properly
ATP
Energy carrier for the cell
Carbohydrates
The main source of energy for doing things
26 terms
A Beka Biology Quiz 8
cranium
ligament
cartilage
cervical
the largest portion of the skull
connects bone to bone
strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer…
pertaining to the neck
cranium
the largest portion of the skull
ligament
connects bone to bone
49 terms
A beka books biology chapter 8.1
What is a neurobiologist?
What is a neurologist?
central nervous system includes what t…
What is the principal organ of the ner…
a biologist who studies the nervous system
a physician who specializes in disorders of the nervous system
brain and spinal cord
brain
What is a neurobiologist?
a biologist who studies the nervous system
What is a neurologist?
a physician who specializes in disorders of the nervous system
27 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 3
sepals
petals
corolla
stamen
leaf-like structures attached to the edge of the receptacle
the most conspicuous part of a flower
all the petals
the organs which produce pollen
sepals
leaf-like structures attached to the edge of the receptacle
petals
the most conspicuous part of a flower
12 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 11.2
excretion
ureters
urinary bladder
urethra
Process by which metabolic wastes are eliminated from the body
The tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.
saclike organ in which urine is stored before being excreted
Duct through which urine is discharged.
excretion
Process by which metabolic wastes are eliminated from the body
ureters
The tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.
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Combo with "Beka Biology Chapter 8.1 -Jean Bakos-" and 1 other
reflex arc
Synapse
Gray Matter
Ganglion
the pathway an impulse travels to initiate a super quick unco…
A junction where information is transmitted from one neuron t…
Brain and spinal cord tissue that consists mainly of neuronal…
A mass of cell bodies
reflex arc
the pathway an impulse travels to initiate a super quick unco…
Synapse
A junction where information is transmitted from one neuron t…
12 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 4.5
taproots
fleshy roots
fibrous roots
root cortex
penetrate the soil with relatively little branching, they are…
taproots that enlarge to store large quantities of food (ex.…
have no main section but spread out with very thin roots form…
the region of the root where food is stored
taproots
penetrate the soil with relatively little branching, they are…
fleshy roots
taproots that enlarge to store large quantities of food (ex.…
9 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 4.1
terminal buds
lateral buds
bud-scale scars
nodes
the large bud at the end of a twig
buds located along the sides of a twig
rings which circle the stem, indicating where last year's gro…
areas where leaves are growing or have grown
terminal buds
the large bud at the end of a twig
lateral buds
buds located along the sides of a twig
8 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 4.2
bark
sieve plates
sieve tubes
wood
outer section of a woody stem
perforated plates at each end of a sieve tube
thin-walled, hollow tubes which conduct food throughout the p…
inner section of a woody stem
bark
outer section of a woody stem
sieve plates
perforated plates at each end of a sieve tube
14 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 4.4
vegetative reproduction
vegetative propagation
cutting
adventitious roots
when a new plant starts to grow from a stem, leaf or root
when a person starts a new plant from a root, stem or leaf cu…
a piece of a stem or root which is capable of growing into a…
roots which sprout from the bottom of a cut stem
vegetative reproduction
when a new plant starts to grow from a stem, leaf or root
vegetative propagation
when a person starts a new plant from a root, stem or leaf cu…
7 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 5.1
taxonomy
Carolus Linnaeus
John Ray
kind
the process of arranging organisms into groups based on simil…
a Swedish naturalist who devised our current classification s…
an English clergyman who devoted much of his time to natural…
a group of similar organisms that are all descended from a si…
taxonomy
the process of arranging organisms into groups based on simil…
Carolus Linnaeus
a Swedish naturalist who devised our current classification s…
77 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 7 review
cranium
fontanel
suture
cartilage
the largest portion of the skull
A space covered by tough membranes between the bones of an in…
immovable joint in the cranium
strong connective tissue that supports the body and is softer…
cranium
the largest portion of the skull
fontanel
A space covered by tough membranes between the bones of an in…
22 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 5.5
algae
plankton
colony
filament
the smallest of the green, chlorophyll-containing organisms
microorganisms that float near the surface of the water and p…
groups of single-celled green algae clumped together in diffe…
hairlike structures used to join algae cells into a colony
algae
the smallest of the green, chlorophyll-containing organisms
plankton
microorganisms that float near the surface of the water and p…
11 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 5.3
fern
spores
frond
sori
nonflowering vascular plants with spore-bearing leaves and ho…
tiny, one-celled reproductive structures that are capable of…
the leaves of ferns
small brownish dots on fern leaves, that are really groups of…
fern
nonflowering vascular plants with spore-bearing leaves and ho…
spores
tiny, one-celled reproductive structures that are capable of…
23 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 5.6
fungi
autotrophs
heterotrophs
saprophyte
nonvascular plants without chlorophyll that are dependent upo…
organisms that manufacture their own food
organisms that must obtain their food from sources outside th…
organisms which obtain their nutrition from dead organisms
fungi
nonvascular plants without chlorophyll that are dependent upo…
autotrophs
organisms that manufacture their own food
11 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 5.2
vascular plants
non-vascular plants
gymnosperms
Wollemi pine
have vascular tissue for conducting water and minerals from t…
do not have a vascular system
plants that do not produce flowers but do produce seeds
conifers found growing in a rain forest of Australia's Wollem…
vascular plants
have vascular tissue for conducting water and minerals from t…
non-vascular plants
do not have a vascular system
39 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 5 review
taxonomy
Carolus Linnaeus
kind
scientific name
the process of arranging organisms into groups based on simil…
a Swedish naturalist who devised our current classification s…
a group of similar organisms that are all descended from a si…
the binomial system of nomenclature (naming) using the genus…
taxonomy
the process of arranging organisms into groups based on simil…
Carolus Linnaeus
a Swedish naturalist who devised our current classification s…
12 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 4 review
five types of vegetative propagation
five types of tropism and the stimulus…
five important plant hormones
seven examples of special stems
use of cuttings, layering, grafting, budding, tissue culturing
phototropism - light; geotropism - gravity; chemotropism - ch…
auxins, cytokinins, gibberellins, abscisic acid (ABA), ethylene
bulbs, corms, rhizomes, stolons, tendrils, tubers, thorns
five types of vegetative propagation
use of cuttings, layering, grafting, budding, tissue culturing
five types of tropism and the stimulus…
phototropism - light; geotropism - gravity; chemotropism - ch…
18 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 7.3
diaphysis
epiphysis
hydroxyapatite
collagen
shaft of a long bone
the end of a long bone
main mineral found in bone
Fibrous protein that gives the skin form and strength
diaphysis
shaft of a long bone
epiphysis
the end of a long bone
41 terms
A Beka American Government Chapter 8 - Judicial
1789
Judiciary
constitutional
III
Judiciary Act of ___________ - first bill introduced in the S…
___________________ Act of 1789 - first bill introduced in th…
__________________ court - a court which Congress has created…
constitutional court - a court which Congress has created by…
1789
Judiciary Act of ___________ - first bill introduced in the S…
Judiciary
___________________ Act of 1789 - first bill introduced in th…
11 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 5.4
moss
bryophytes
peat moss
peat
nonvascular plants that lack xylem and phloem
"mosslike plants"
large, branching type of swamp-dwelling moss also known as Sp…
a compressed accumulation of various partially decayed plant…
moss
nonvascular plants that lack xylem and phloem
bryophytes
"mosslike plants"
53 terms
A Beka Biology Test 8
habitat
atmosphere, temperature & wind
omnivore
neritic zone
an organism's environment or home
abiotic factors in an ecosystem
eat both plants & animals
ecological zone of the ocean that is home to the coral reef s…
habitat
an organism's environment or home
atmosphere, temperature & wind
abiotic factors in an ecosystem
64 terms
A beka Biology Ch 8
What is a neurobiologist?
What is a neurologist?
What are the protective tissues that s…
What is the actual nerve cell?
Biologist that studies the nervous system
Physician who specializes in disorders of the nervous system
Meninges
Neuron
What is a neurobiologist?
Biologist that studies the nervous system
What is a neurologist?
Physician who specializes in disorders of the nervous system
27 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 1
biology
organism
habitat
botany
the study of living things
living things
regions where particular organisms normally live
the study of plants
biology
the study of living things
organism
living things
45 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 2
system
organ
root system
shoot system
a group of structures designed to function together as a unit…
a structure within a system which has a definite form and per…
part of the plant which is ordinarily underground, anchoring…
part of the plant which is usually found above ground, holdin…
system
a group of structures designed to function together as a unit…
organ
a structure within a system which has a definite form and per…
8 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 19.3
cartilaginous fish
denticle
shark
ray
fish which have skeletons made of cartilage rather than bone
The body covering found on sharks, made up of tiny tooth-like…
cartilaginous fish
fish which have skeletons made of cartilage rather than bone
denticle
The body covering found on sharks, made up of tiny tooth-like…
8 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 24.1
DNA
gene
chromosome
chromatin
deoxyribonucleic acid
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
A threadlike, gene-carrying structure found in the nucleus. E…
Clusters of DNA, RNA, and proteins in the nucleus of a cell
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
gene
A segment of DNA on a chromosome that codes for a specific tr…
10 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 19.1
ichtyologists
bony fish
opercula
pectoral fins
scientists who study fish
fish whose skeletons are made either partially or wholly of b…
flat gill covers located at the back of the head
fins located just behind the head of each side of the body
ichtyologists
scientists who study fish
bony fish
fish whose skeletons are made either partially or wholly of b…
17 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 23.2
Gregor Mendel
law of dominance
dominant traits
recessive trait
an Austrian monk who studied heredity, experimenting with pea…
One of Mendel's laws; it states that when two organisms, each…
the trait observed when at least one dominant gene is present
a trait that is apparent only when two recessive alleles for…
Gregor Mendel
an Austrian monk who studied heredity, experimenting with pea…
law of dominance
One of Mendel's laws; it states that when two organisms, each…
13 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 9.5
gastic juice
chyme
gallbladder
emulsification
stomach acid made up of acids, mucus and enzymes
Mixture of enzymes and partially digested food
A muscular sac attached to the liver that secretes bile and s…
Breakdown of large fat globules into smaller, digestible part…
gastic juice
stomach acid made up of acids, mucus and enzymes
chyme
Mixture of enzymes and partially digested food
10 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 9.4
digestion
mucus
palate
bolus
Breakdown of food substances into simpler forms that can be a…
A thick, slippery substance produced by the body
roof of mouth
A term used to describe food after it has been chewed and mix…
digestion
Breakdown of food substances into simpler forms that can be a…
mucus
A thick, slippery substance produced by the body
114 terms
A Beka World History Chapter 8 Review
What group of people settled by the Ti…
Name for other groups of people that s…
Which group that settled in Italy had…
Who was the ruler of the Roman househo…
The Latins
Greeks, Gauls, Etruscans, Carthaginians
Greeks
The father
What group of people settled by the Ti…
The Latins
Name for other groups of people that s…
Greeks, Gauls, Etruscans, Carthaginians
9 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 7.2
what are the major parts of the append…
explain how the bones of the forearm a…
explain how the foot is a marvel of Go…
pectoral girdle
the pectoral girdle, pelvic girdle and appendages
the ulna is attached firmly to the humerus by a strong hingel…
it has 26 bones of various sizes and shapes bound together by…
formed by the shoulders, which support the arms and hands
what are the major parts of the append…
the pectoral girdle, pelvic girdle and appendages
explain how the bones of the forearm a…
the ulna is attached firmly to the humerus by a strong hingel…
8 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 11.3
hormone
gonadotropins
islets of Langerhans
diabetes mellitus
Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activitie…
Hormones that stimulate the activities of the testes and ovar…
areas of pancreatic cells that produce insulin and glucagon
A condition in which the body is unable to produce enough ins…
hormone
Chemicals produced by your glands that regulate the activitie…
gonadotropins
Hormones that stimulate the activities of the testes and ovar…
15 terms
A Beka Biology chapter 15.5
climax community
tundra
Arctic tundra
permafrost
the combination of a region's climax vegetation and its anima…
name comes from the Finnish word tunturia, which means "treel…
long, harsh winters, with freezing temperatures, snow, ice an…
a permanently frozen layer of soil found 2 to 3 feet below th…
climax community
the combination of a region's climax vegetation and its anima…
tundra
name comes from the Finnish word tunturia, which means "treel…
12 terms
Biology Vocabulary Chapter 8
autotroph
adenosine triphosphate
heterotroph
chlorophyll
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals a…
one of the principal chemical compounds that living things us…
organism that obtains energy from the foods it consumes; also…
principal pigment of plants and other photosynthetic organism…
autotroph
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals a…
adenosine triphosphate
one of the principal chemical compounds that living things us…
13 terms
Biology vocabulary chapter 8
Autotrophs
Heterotroph
adenosine triphosphate (ATP)
photosynthesis
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals a…
Organism that obtains energy from the foods it consumes; also…
one of the principal chemicals that living things use to stor…
process by which plants and some other organisms use light en…
Autotrophs
organism that can capture energy from sunlight or chemicals a…
Heterotroph
Organism that obtains energy from the foods it consumes; also…
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