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To enzymatically break down food.
To perform gas exchange.
To absorb nutrients into blood.
To eliminate unabsorbed waste.
a process whereby the body maintains a stable internal environment despite changes in internal and external conditions
a process whereby the body breaks down glucose to make energy to fuel other cellular processes
a process by which the body minimizes and responds to infection by microorganisms like bacteria and viruses
a process through which the body maintains its genetic composition throughout despite different cells having different functions
defense through the use of antibodies
communication through the use of hormones
movement by contraction upon nervous stimulation
blood flow through the use of the heart muscle
red blood cell formation
white blood cell formation
the destruction of red blood cells
the destruction of white blood cells
Sarcomeres contain muscle cells, which in turn are made up of sarcomeres.
Myofibrils contain sarcomeres, which in turn are made up of muscle cells.
Muscle cells contain myofibrils, which in turn are made up of sarcomeres.
Muscle cells contain sarcomeres, which in turn are made up of myofibrils.
an arm sling
a cane or crutches
a rib support brace
a neck brace
They travel through the spinal cord to the brain.
They travel only through the spinal cord.
They travel only through the brain.
They do not travel and remain localized.
It initiates the preparation of the endometrium.
It triggers the release of the egg from the ovary.
It causes fertilization of the egg in the oviduct.
It stimulates the lactation of breast milk.
raising the blood sugar level
inhibiting the release of histamine
controlling motor impulses
Is part of the cell membrane
Provides energy for the cell
Serves as a secondary messenger
Is an endocrine hormone
in the chest
in the back
in the feet
in the buttocks
thyroid hormone and calcitonin
parathyroid hormone and calcitonin
insulin and glucagon
adrenaline and noradrenaline
A wastewater treatment plant
A control center
A medical facility
A soldier training facility
superior vena cava
to absorb proteins
to increase its surface area
to prevent digestion
to neutralize stomach acid
thorax decreases in size
external intercostal muscles relax
air pressure in lungs increases
carries deoxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs
carries oxygenated blood from the heart to the lungs
carries deoxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart
carries oxygenated blood from the lungs to the heart
The dorsal cavity includes the thoracic and spinal cavities.
The ventral cavity includes the thoracic and abdominopelvic cavities.
The dorsal cavity includes the spinal and abdominopelvic cavities.
The ventral cavity includes the cranial and spinal cavities.
adrenal cortex: adrenaline
thyroid: thyroid stimulating hormone
mouth and stomach
small intestine and large intestine
stomach and small intestine
mouth and esophagus