Rapid Review Anatomy Reference Guide

absorption
the passage of important nutrients and particles in chime through capillaries and to the blood and into fat via lymph

acne
infection of sebaceous gland puss formation

androgen
male hormone

androsterone
weak male hormone androsterone

belly
a thick contractile portion of muscle

bone collar
a shell of compact bone laid down by osteoblast around shaft of bone

brain stem
part of brain connecting cerebrum to spinal cord controls breathing and blood pressure

boyles law
pressure of a gas is inversely proportional to its volume

calcaneus
heel bone

cardiac cycle
repeating cycle of contraction and relaxation of heart

carpal bones
small wrist bones

central nervous system
portion of nevous system comprising brain and spinal cord

Blood-brain barrier Blood vessels (capillaries) that selectively let certain substances enter brain tissue and keep others out. Astrocyte Type of glial (neuroglial) cell that transports water and salts from capillaries. WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC …

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Components of the Skeletal System All Bones, Joints, Cartilage, Ligaments Functions of the Skeletal System Support & Protect- body & organs Body Movement- prividing attachments fior muscles that pull on the bones that acts as lever Storage area for Minerals- …

What is the middle region of the bone called? Diaphysis What are the ends of the bones? Epiphysis WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU FOR ONLY $13.90/PAGE Write my sample The ends of …

Osteoblasts opposite of osteoclasts, bone-forming cells Osteoclasts opposite of osteoblasts, break down the cell to provide the body with calcium WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU FOR ONLY $13.90/PAGE Write my sample Osteocytes …

Ankle bone Navicular Coxal bones ilium, ischium, pubis WE WILL WRITE A CUSTOM ESSAY SAMPLE ON ANY TOPIC SPECIFICALLY FOR YOU FOR ONLY $13.90/PAGE Write my sample Longest & heaviest bone in body femur only direct connection between the pectoral …

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