Flashcards in Abeka Biology Chapter 6 Deck (38):
What are the four body cavities? What do they hold?
cranial (brain) , spinal (spinal cord), thoracic (heart, lungs), abdominal (lots of organs!!!!)
What are reproductive organs called?
What are all the soft, internal organs called?
How many functioning systems can the body be divided into?
What is a group of structures which function together as a unit to perform a definite job for the body?
What system uses these organs to function together? Heart, arteries, veins, and capillaries.
What system is the body's defense against disease-producing organisms such as bacteria and viruses?
What system's main function is to supply body tissues with oxygen and remove carbon dioxide?
What system makes a path all the way from the mouth to the anus?
What is the 20-foot long tube that makes up the digestive system called?
What system provides a number of openings through which a variety of waste materials are excreted from the body?
What system's function is to coordinate the activities of the body?
What system regulates activities of the body through use of hormones?
What are the chemical messengers called that help regulate the activities of the body?
What system is made up of approx. 206 bones and numerous ligaments?
What system protects the body from its surroundings?
What system is responsible for the continuation of the human race?
What is a group of similar cells which work together to accomplish the task of an organ?
What does the area surrounding and between tissues contain?
What membranes serve as linings for enclosed body cavities that do not open to the body's outside?
What membrane, also known as the skin, is composed of several types of tissue?
What are the linings of the joint cavities called?
What is the material surrounding the cells?
What category did some evolutionists classify body parts that they thought were not functional?
vestigial (at one time there were 180 different parts in this category).
By what time is every detail or basic structure in uterus developed?
By what time are all the developing child's organs formed and external features established?
What is the thirty-eight to forty-week period of development before birth?
What membrane protects the child during gestation?
What liquid is the amniotic sac filled with?
What is the sac of blood vessels called through which all the materials needed are provided by the mother?
By what means does the placenta attach to the developing child?
What term refers to the death of a developing child by natural or artificial means?
What method of abortion involves suction?
What method of abortion involves a loop-shaped knife?
dilation and curettage method
What method of abortion involves forceps?
dilation and evacuation method
What method of abortion is used after 20 weeks using a salt solution?
What abortion method is used in mid- and late-term abortions?