Flashcards in 06_ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY Deck (147)
Top of the body?
Lower end of body?
Laying face down?
The human body is broken down into what 7 levels of organization?
*Chemical (more than 100 diff. atoms)
*Organelle (allows the cell to live)
*Tissue (fabric of the body)
*System (11 major ISM-NEC-LR-DUR)
*Organism Levels (can survive hostile environments)
11 major systems in human?
Smallest and most numerous structural unit that possesses and exhibits the basic characteristics of living matter?
A typical cell is made up of what 3 parts?
Plasma membrane exchanges materials through the cell by what process?
Controls chemical reactions occurring in the cell?
Substance contained in the nucleus?
Every human cell contains ____ chromosomes and _______ of genes to determine cell's function
Gel-like substance surrounding nucleus, responsible for vital functions
Lining tissue of the body?
SINGLE vs MULTI LAYERED
"Simple vs Stratified"
3 Classifications of epithelial tissues?
Squamous: Main protective tissue
Cuboidal: Found in specialized organs
Columnar epithelial cells chief function in the digestive system?
Secretion of digestive fluids and absorption of nutrients
Squamous tissue may be found where?
In the kidneys, cuboidal tissue functions how?
Secretion & absorption of fluids
Most widespread tissue of the body?
Connective tissue is composed of?
Extracellular materials (fibers and ground substance)
Three predominant types of connective tissue?
Chief function is is bind parts of the body together. Gives tensile strength and elasticity.
Areolar Connective Tissue
Adipose (fatty) tissue first appears as what shape?
Tissue that forms tendons, ligaments, cartilage and bones?
Osseous Connective Tissue
3 types of muscular tissue?
Muscle cells that are striated and are joined end to end, resulting in a complex network of interlocking cells?
Basic cell of nerve tissue?
Outer layer of skin?