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Endocrine System Produces insulin and glucagon, which regulates the level of glucose in the body.. Four glands that releases parathyroid hormones.. Produces estrogen and progesterone, which prepares egg for fertilization.. Releases thymosin during childhood.. Chemicals released in the body that travel through the blood stream.. Hard
Foot and Ankle Both longitudinal arches are supported by this which is superficially located and runs from the calcaneus forward to the proximal phalanges. Made up of the five metatarsals and all of the phalanges. Made up of the talus and calcaneus and first part of foot to hit the ground in the gait cycle. Loss of the medial longitudinal arch. Joint that consists of the inferior surface of the talus articulating with the superior surface of the calcaneus. Hard
Thorax and Abdomen Muscle Elevates the ribs. A deep muscle that help increase volume of the lungs and body posture. Also allows the lungs to breath properly. Compresses the Thorax for forced expiration. The most superficial abdominal muscle, helps with posture and known as 'the six pack'. Hard
THE SKELETAL SYSTEM the collection of the bones that protect your lungs.. the place where two bones meet.. something the joins muscles to bone.. the substance inside a bone that makes blood cells.. the bone that protects your brains.. Hard
Thorax & Abdomen inflammation of the appendix characterized by high fever,. liver, pancreas, kidney and lung . increase in respiratory rate associated w/anxiety including . blood in urine. Stomach, Gallbladder, Bladder, Intestines, Vessels. Hard
The Ear lies deep in the temporal bone behind the eye socket; provides a secure site for the delicate receptor machinery housed there. communicates with the utricle anteriorly. a spiral, conical bony chamber in the ear. the shell-shaped projection surrounding the opening of the external acoustic meatus. the three smallest bones in the body are known as the _______. Hard
Digestive System Breaks down fats to fatty acids. Filters Blood. Detoxifies Blood. Increases the surface area of the small intestine. Helps the movement of food. Keeps intestines in place. Hard
Urinary System abdominal x-ray of kidney, ureter, and bladder typically used as a scout film before doing an IVP; kidney, ureter, bladder. A hard mass formed in the kidneys, typically consisting of insoluble calcium compounds. x-rays of the urinary tract taken after iodine is injected into the bloodstream and as the contrast passes through the kidney, revealing obstruction, evidence of trauma, etc.. Each of the functional units in the kidney, consisting of a glomerulus and its associated tubule. inability of the kidneys to excrete wastes and to help maintain the electrolyte balance. Very Difficult
Nervous System Club ending where the neuron makes connections with other nerve cells. The branches of a neuron. The center of a cell. The area where the nerve cell forms around the nucleus and cytoplasm. The connection between different myelin sheath's. Hard
Orthopedic Terms State of healing of the bone in which there is no healing. thinning of the bones with reduction in the bone mass due to the depletion of calcium and bone protien. Inflammation of a joint. A break in the bone. grating sound heard on movement of ends of a broken bone.. Moderately Challenging
Autonomic Nervous System Any of the autonomic ganglia located in the plexuses of autonomic fibers.. neurons whose cell bodies lie in the autonomic ganglia and whose purpose is to relay impulses beyond the ganglia. any of the ganglia of the autonomic system whose unmyelinated fibers innervate the internal organs. What does the Ans control ?. Where is the ANS located?. Hard
The Sensory Somatic Nervous System There are typically 36 pairs of spinal nerves in which animal? . The number of cranial nerve pairs located within the sensory somatic system. . The branch through which motor nerves enter the spinal cord. . The scientific term 'afferent' refers to what type of somatic functions?. The primary function of this system is to operate what? . Hard
Brain Structure or Function Allows actions to be directed towards different points in space. associated with perception and recognition of auditory stimuli, memory, and speech. Communication between the left and right side of the brain . The outermost layer of brain cells. This structure is responsible for basic vital life functions such as breathing, heartbeat, and blood pressure. Hard
Ball and Socket Joint One of the six major hip movements; rotates inward . Strongest ligament in your body. Cartilage that keeps the ball and socket connected . An internal rotator and an abductor . The 'socket' part of the joint. Hard
The Respiratory System transports oxygen and carbon dioxide as parts of molecules of certain chemical bonds (hemoglobin). substance covering the surface of the respiratory membrane inside of the alveolus. the outside wall of the trachea is covered by this muscle. influence the rate and strength of respirations. increases the volume of the thoracic cavity. Hard
Digestion organ that produces insulin . enzyme that breaks down fat into glycerol and fatty acids . enzyme that breaks down sucrose . ball of food formed in the mouth . basic unit of proteins . Hard
Human Body Systems this matter carries oxygen and nutrients to all the parts of the body. two spongy air sacs where oxygen enters the bloodstream . the system that breaks down your food. the brain's messages travel along these. these hard structures protect the organs of your body. Hard
Circulatory System Lower chamber of the heart which receives blood from the right atrium.. Lower chamber of the heart which receives blood from the left atrium and pumps it into the aorta.. Another name for white blood cells. A tissue containing many types of cells that carries oxygen/nutrients from the lungs to body cells, and carbon dioxide/wastes from the body cells to the lungs.. Muscular middle layer of the heart.. Hard
Burns DO NOT break these. worst degree of burn. one of the 4 causes of burns. this degree of burn usually develops blisters. also called a first degree burn. Big
Chest X-ray a common, and in many cases lethal, infectious disease caused by various strains of mycobacteria . equally distant. the presence of free air or gas in the pleural cavity.. the process of making impervious to x-rays or other electromagnetic radiation. a tissue hardening by deposition of lime salts. Hard
GI System Food enters the stomach via the _____ orifice.. Which structure of the digestive system synthesizes clotting factors and vitamin K necessary for hemostasis?. An element in saliva that protecst against tooth decay?. The _____ cells in the stomach secrete histamine. Which stimulus increases the tone of the esophageal sphincter?. Hard
Nervous System nerve cells that carry information from the sensory receptors to the CNS.. connects the CNS with all other parts of the body. . controls involuntary actions . 'little brain'. nerve cells in the PNS that carries information from the CNS to muscles and organs.. Hard
Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh To get the meaning (page 44). Generally flat or unruffled, not rough (page 16). An agricultural implement used for cutting, lifting, turning over, and partly pulverizing soil (page 30). Having the attention or curiosity engaged. Moving or acting with a great speed ( page 18). Young Kids
The Immune System Produce antibodies . Harmless antigens put into the body to cause immunity. A chemical that kills or slows tha growth of pathogens. Inside the vaccination. White blood cell that swallows and destroys pathogens. Hard
Digestive System Green chemical that breaks down fats.. Scientific name for fibre.. This body part covers the small intestine .. Nutrient group containing meat, eggs and beans.. After storing bile, this organ releases it into the small intestine.. Older Children
The Lymphatic and Immune System nodes of large size, varrying from twenty to thirty in number. type of lymph nodes in the inguinal region. the flexibale tissue found in the interior of bones. an organ abouve the stomach and under your ribs on your left side. are tubular structures that carry lymph throughout the body. Hard
The Kidneys The removal from the body of the waste products of metabolic activities. Final site of selective reabsorption. Feeds into ureter and is where osmoregulation occurs. The functional unit of the kidney. An artery originating from the abdominal aorta and supplying the kidneys and adrenal glands and ureters. Hard
Digestive system A spongy, tube-shaped organ that is about 6 inches long and is located in the back of the abdomen. tubelike organ in the abdomen that completes the process of digestion. Singlecelled microorganisms that can exist either as independent organisms or as parasites . Another name for the large intestine. the lower part of the abdomen. Very Difficult
Peripheral Nervous System proprioceptors; in the dermis; detect stretch in skin and joints. temperature. inside the body. chemicals. proprioceptors; detect stretch in muscle. Hard
The Eye pigment accumulation in the lens. ring-shaped muscle that changes pupil diameter. neural tunic that contains the photoreceptors. cells responsible for black and white vision. changes shape to focus images on the retina. Hard
Cardiac Anatomy valve that lies between right atrium and right ventricle. Number of main chambers in the heart. vein that returns deoxygenated blood back to the heart ; largest vein . vein that carries oxygenated blood to the valve. muscular, tubular structures that carry oxygentated throughout the body. Older Children
Disorders of the Heart heart attack, caused by lack of blood supply to the heart / L ventricle most commonly affected. interference with the heart's electrical conduction system . mitral valve most commonly affected . inability of heart to pump enough blood to meet body's needs / to vital organs . *L side heart failure - result of rheumatic fever (autoimmune inflammatory response) . Easy
Family Patterns: Hand-Me-Down Genes A biologist who specializes in genetics. One of two or more alternative forms of a gene that arise by mutation and are found at the same place on a chromosome. Having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci; 'for eye colour'. The male reproductive cell; the male gamete. The changing of the structure of a gene, resulting in a variant form that may be transmitted to subsequent generations, caused by the alteration of single base units in DNA, or the deletion, insertion, or rearrangement of larger sections of genes or . Hard
Heart and Lungs lungs a like a . heart and lungs give us . red in colour. the blood carries thousands of these around our body. we breath air into them. Older Children
The Kidneys the removal from the body of the waste products of metabolic pathways. filtering unit that filters substances from the blood. major blood vessel that takes blood into each of the kidneys. capillary bed with wals that have fenestrations (very small slits) that open when blood pressure is increased. drains urine into the ureter. Hard
Excretory System Produces insulin to go in blood. Unit in kidney that filters blood. Makes bile, Stores sugar, filters blood. Organs that break down food to be used in body. Broader and shorter part of the intestines. Older Children
Cranial Nerves Smile and raise eye brows. Inferior eye movement. Swallow and taste. Lateral eye movement. Stick out tongue. Hard
The Heart Muscular fibers arranged like bristles of a comb. CIRCUIT board of gas exchange. The 'Bundle of His'. AV valve with THREE flexible cusps. ROUTE 66 to lungs. Hard
Anatomy Identify the skeletal system hip. bones on ches. head. part of tailbone. between the coccyx. Hard
Circulatory System Not the Right Atrium but is ..... Its not the Left Atrium but is ..... A liquid that is blue (In your body but when you have a cut it turns red where the cut is). Away from your heart. Every time you exhale you release this gas. Hard
Your Ears something that has chemicals that fight off infections. main job is to take those sound waves and turn them into vibrations that are delivered to the inner ear. what is the cochlea filled with?. the malleus, incus and stapes all can fit on what. your ears help keep your. Older Children
The Digestive System A flat gland found in the lower abdomen that creates fluids that break down food . The organ responsible for detoxification, protein synthesis, and releases fluids needed for digestion. The organ that breaks down nutrients in food. The organ that disposes of bacteria and unhealthy germs . The organ mainly responsible for down food. Hard
Parts of the Brain and Nervous System transmits messages from sensory oragans to brain. branch-like ends of the axon . relays sensory information, and regulates sleep and attention. memories that are not in awareness but can be brought into awareness by focusing on them. thinking, planning, and conciousness. Hard
Breathing & Respiration Protects the lungs. 78% of inhaled air. Turns milky in the presence of Carbon dioxide. Air sacs. Exercise ____________ your breathing rate. Hard
Calcium Counts It is recommended that you drink three glasses of this calcium rich beverage daily.. Calcium is used to held arteries and veins move _________throughout the body.. Most calcium-rich foods are found in this food group.. A mineral that helps make bones and keeps them strong.. A condition caused lack of calcium in the bones.. Older Children
Urinary System removal of organic wastes from body fluids. contract and flatten to empty urine through the urethra. Muscles that help keep urine from leaking by closing tightly around the opening of the bladder . discharge of waste production. located below the ribs toward the middle of the back. Hard
Bones of the Shoulder serves as a strut for the scapula and sternum. helps hold the humerus in place. keeps the shoulder girdle together. stabilizes the shoulder joint. articulates the clavicle. Older Children
Muscles & Bones Muscles inserting on first & second ribs. What is the '6 Pack'. 'Cheek Bones'. Antagonist to Biceps Brachii. 5 muscles of inner thigh. Big
Skeletal System Needed to make bones sronger and harder. Occur where two bones meet together. Allow a rotating or twisting motion (head). Soft bone found in the center of the bone, contains blood cells. Flexible, rubber substance that protects the ends of bones. Big
Digestive System Needed to make enzymes,lipids and DNA.. Type of digestion that breakdown food into smaller pieces.. The amount of heat needed to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree Celsius.. A group of different types of tissues that work together to perform a single function or several related functions.. System that helps protect the body from disease; collects fluids lost from blood vessels and returns it to the circulatory system.. Big
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