Flashcards in Body Orginization Deck (40)
Structure: bones, cartilage, ligaments, and tendons
Function: supports body ;protects internal organs; allows movement; stores minerals
Structure: skin hair nails sweat glands
Function:guards against infections and helps injury helps regulate body temperature
Structure: skeletal muscle,smooth muscle, cardiac muscle
Function: produces movement helps circulate blood and move food through the digestive system
Structure heart blood vessels
Function transports oxygen nutrients and wastes; fights infections; helps regulate body temperature
Structure nose pharynx larynx trachea bronchi lungs
Function brings in oxygen needed by cells removes Carbon dioxide from body
Is A group of organs that work together
Structure mouth esophagus stomach small intestine liver pancreas large intestine rectum
Function breaks down food absorbs nutrients removes food wastes
Structure brain spinal cord nerves
Functions controls body's responses to change inside and outside environments
Is the basic unit of structure and function in a living thing
A thin, flexible barrier that surrounds a cell and controls which substances pass into and out of a cell.
a large oval organelle that contains the cell’s genetic material in the form of DNA and controls many of the cell’s activities.
Clear jelly like substance that fills in the rest of the cell
A group of similar cells that perform a specific function.
A body tissue that contracts, or shortens, making body parts move.
A body tissue that carries electrical messages back and forth between the brain and other parts of the body.
A body tissue that provides support for the body and connects all its parts.
A body tissue that covers the interior and exterior surfaces of the body.
Made up of many different types of tissues
A framework that shapes and supports an animal, protects its internal organs, and allows it to move in its environment.
A muscle that is attached to the bones of the skeleton and provides the force that moves the bones; also called striated muscle.
A place in the body where two bones come together.
Substances in food that provide the raw materials and energy needed for an organism to carry out its essential processes.
A signal in The environment that makes you react
Is what your body does in reaction to a stimulus
An organ that produces and releases chemicals either through ducts or into the bloodstream
A substance that you get from food that your body needs to carry out processes such as moving muscles
The process of when nutrients move from the digestive system into the bloodstream
A total of 26 small bones
Strong connective tissue that holds bones together