Cavity composed of the abdomen & the pelvis.
Movement of nutrients from the digestive tube into the bloodstream.
Protein making up the 'I' band of the sarcomere.
The building block of proteins
Special proteins that protect the body from foreign substances.
Abbreviation for Adenosine Triphosphate, which is the energy of the cell.
Upper chambers of the heart.
Product of the liver that emulsifies fat.
Tissue made of cells & fibers that connect & support.
Gland of the ear that produces earwax.
Bodies w/the nucleus made of DNA & proteins called histones.
Small hairlike projections on some cells
Abbreviation for Central Nervous System, which is made up of the brain & spinal cord.
Imaginary line passing through the body from head to feet that divides the body into front & back portions.
Body cavity containing the brain.
Dome-shaped breathing muscle that separates the thoracic & adominal cavities.
Movement of materials from high concentration to lower concentration.
The mechanical & chemical breakdown of food.
Crescent-shaped projection of gray matter within the spinal cord where sensory neurons enter the spinal cord.
Abbreviation for electrocardiogram, which is a record of the electrical activity of the heart.
Prenatal development time between the zygote & the fetus.
Inner lining of the uterus.
Functional proteins; their names usually end in 'ase'.
A passage in the skull bone through which the spinal cord enter the spinal column.
A simple sugar found in certain foods, especially fruits.
The physiologic steady state that is naturally maintained within the body.
Portion of the brain that regulates body temperature, sleep & appetite.
To eat food & drink.
Articulations between adjoining bones.
A tough, fibrous, insoluble protein forming the primary component of skin, hair, nails & tooth enamel.
The dead cells of the epidermis.
Found within the villi of intestinal wall, where fat nutrients are absorbed.
Tissue connecting bone to bone.`
An imaginary line dividing the body or body part into right & left portions.
Space within the thoracic cavity that houses all the organs of the chest EXCEPT the lungs.
The sum total of uses of ATP in the body.
Thin sheets of tissue cells that line body openings or canals that open to the outside of the body.
a Protein that makes up nearly half of the proteins in muscles cells.
The control center of the cell.
The mouth; also known as the 'buccal cavity'.
Cavities containing the eyes.
A structurally discrete component of a cell that performs a specific function.
Measurement associated w/acids & bases.
Engulfing of materials by certain cells of the body.
The liquid portion of blood.
Blood flow through a network of vessels between the heart AND the lungs for the oxygenation of blood & the removal of carbon dioxide.
The organelle of the cell where protein synthesis takes place.
An imaginary line running from front to back that divides the body into right & left portions.
Organelle of the muscle fiber that stores calcium.
Oil glands of the skin.
Thin sheets of tissue that line body cavities not having exits to the outside.
The backbone that protects the spinal cord, which runs inside of it.
Layer of tissue under the dermis that contains adipose tissue.
Loose, connective tissue that lines the joint cavity.
The general blood circulation of the body, NOT including the lungs.
The chest cavity.
An imaginary line dividing the body or body parts into top & bottom portions.
A narrowing of the diameter of a blood vessel.
A widening of the diameter of a blood vessel.
The anterior columns of the gray matter of the spinal cord.
Lower chambers of the heart.
The fertilized egg, from the time it is fertilized until it is implanted in the uterus.