Flashcards in 9 Week Test 4 Deck (51)
Which organ of the excretory system stores urine until the body is ready to eliminate it?
Under normal conditions, which of the following substances is found in urine?
What function do the kidneys perform?
Remove urea and excess water
The endocrine system acts on the body through chemical products called
A change or signal in the environment that can make an organism react is called an
What part of a neuron carries nerve impulses away from the cell body
A motor neuron sends an impulse to
A muscle or gland
A cell that carries information through your nervous system is a
The thick column of nerve tissue that links the brain to most of the nerves in the peripheral nervous system is
An automatic response is of the body that occurs very rapidly and without conscious control is called a
The chemical product of an endocrine gland is called a
Gassed pass in and out of a plant through the
What part of a plant carries substances between the roots and the leaves
What is NOT a root function in a plant
Does not produce food.
A flowers female reproductive parts are called
Which of these is NOT a function of the cardiovascular system?
Controlling many body processes by means of chemicals
What is the main function of the excretory system?
To collect and remove wastes from the body
The process by which an organisms internal environment is kept stable in spite of changes in the external environment is called
What structure directs the activities of a cell?
Messages are carried back and forth between the brain and other parts of the body by
Which organ system makes blood cells
Which of the following is NOT a function of the skeleton?
Much of a newborn baby's skeleton is made of
What kind of motion is possible with a hinge joint?
Backward or forward
Which type of muscle is found only in the heart
Which of the following is in the correct order from smallest to largest
Cells, tissues, organs, organ systems
Skeletal muscles must work in pairs because
Muscle cells an only contract
How does the skin protect the body from disease
By keeping disease-causing microorganisms from entering the body
Which of the following if the smallest level of organization in the body