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The study of the structure of an organism

Anatomy

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Mass of protplasm the basic unit of structure of all animals and plants

Cell

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The area of cell cytoplasm that contains two centrioles important in reproduction of the cell

Centrosome

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The structure in the nucleus of a cell that contains chromosomes with genes which carry inherited characteristics

Chromatin

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Body tissue that connect supports or binds organs

Connective tissue

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The fluid inside a cell contains water proteins lipids carbohydrates minerals and salts

Cytoplasm

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Insufficient amounts of fluid in the tissues

Dehydration

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Swelling excess amount of fluid in the tissues

Edema

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Fine network of tubular structures in the cytoplasm of a cell allows for transport of material in and out of the nucleus and aids in the synthesis and storage of protein

Endoplasmic recticulm

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Tissue that forms the skin and parts of the secreting glands and that lines the body cavities

Epithetical tissue

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That structure in the cytoplasm of a cell that produces stores and packages secretions for discharge from the cell

Golgi apparatus

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Structures in the cytoplasm of a cell tht contains digestive enzymes to digest and destroy old cells bacteria and foreign matter

Lysosomes

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The process of cell division that occurs in gametes or sex cells ovum and spermatozoa

Meiosis

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Structures in a cell that provide energy and are involved in the metabolism of the cell

Mitochondria

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Process of asexual reproduction by which cells divide into two identical cells

Mitosis

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Body tissue composed of fibers that produce movement

Muscle tissue

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Body tissue that conducts or transmits impulses throughout the body

Nerve tissue

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The spherical body in the nucleus of a cell that is important in reproduction of the cell

Nucleolus

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Structure that contains cell activities such as growth metabolism and reproduction

Nucleus

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Body part made of tissues that have joined together to perform a special function

Organ

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Structures in the cytoplasm of a cell including the nucleus mitochondria ribosomes lysosomes and Golgi apparatus

Organelles

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Study of how disease occurs and the responses of living organisms to disease processes

Pathophysiology

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Pocket like folds in the cell membrane that allow large molecules to enter the cell

Pinocytic vesicles

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Thick viscous substance that is the physical basis of all living things

Protoplasm

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A group of organs and other parts that work together to perform a certain function

System

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A group of similar cells that join together to perform a particular function

Tissue

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Basic substance of all life

Protoplasm

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Outer protective covering of cell

Cell membrane

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Study of form and structure organism

Anatomy

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Controls many actives of the cell

Nucleus