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What are the six levels of organization?
atoms, molecules, organelles, cells, tissues, organs and organ systems
What are the two main body cavities and the major cavities within each?
Dorsal Body Cavity- Cranial cavity and spinal cavity
the study of the internal workings of a body, to include both organs and structures.
the functions of an organism
Describe the major functions and organs in each organ system
Moves the limbs; allows facial expression
Removes nitrogen-containing wastes
Is affected by thyroid gland removal
Provides support for muscular system
Delivers oxygen and nutrients to the body tissues
Breaks down food into small particles
Protects organs from drying out
Protects the body, destroys bacteria
Removes carbon dioxide from blood
What are the differences between the types of neurons?
or afferent neurons, form the afferent division of the PNS. They deliver information from sensory receptors to the CNS. The cell bodies of sensory neurons are located in peripheral sensory ganglia.
or efferent neurons, form the efferent division of the PNS. These neurons carry instructions from the CNS to peripheral effectors in a peripheral tissue, organ, or organ system.
or association neurons, outnumber all other types of neurons combined. These neurons are located entirely within the brain and spinal cord.
what is the path of the digestive process?