Flashcards in Chap 2, Study Section 2 Deck (13)
Collection of fat cells
Flexible connective tissue attached to bones at joints. For example, it surrounds the trachea and forms part of the external ear and nose.
Skin cells that cover the outside of the body and line the internal surfaces of organs.
Specialist in the study of tissues.
"Voice box"; located at the upper part of the trachea
Throat. The pharynx serves as the common passageway for food (from the mouth going to the esophagus) and air (from the nose to the trachea).
Endocrine gland at the base of the brain.
Endocrine gland that surrounds the trachea in the neck.
"Windpipe" (tube leading from the throat to the bronchial tubes).
One of two tubes, each leading from a single kidney to the urinary bladder. Spelling clue: Ureter has two e's, and there are two ureters.
Tube from the urinary bladder to the outside of the body. Spelling clue: Urethra has one e, and there is only one urethra.
The womb. The organ that holds the embryo/fetus as it develops.