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What is the study or how the body parts work called _______________

Physiology

2

What are the two types of tissue called

epithelial - covers both internal and external surfaces of the body
Connective - holds the organs in place and binds body together i.e. bones, cartilage, adipose "fat"

3

The functions of the Exocrine and Endocrine glands are:

Exocrine - secretes substance through ducts to other parts of the body i.e. sweat glands
Endocrine =- secretes substance through blood stream - i.e. thyroid gland

4

The medical term "enter" refers to _____________

Intestine

5

What is the study of disease called

Etiology

6

The body direction Peripheral is:

Away from the center. i.e. peripheral nerves are those that go away from the brain and spinal cord

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The two main body cavities are called _________ and ___________What are each of their smaller cavities called

Dorsal - the back - cranial and spinal
Ventral - the front -thoracic, abdominal and pelvic

8

A/An ________________ is a specialist in diagnosing and treating disorders of the Integumentary System. Name the Medical Speciality

Dermatologist
Dermatology

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Histology is the study of ________________

Tissue

10

The _____________ functions as both an Exocrine and Endocrine gland

Pancreas