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Consists of 206 bones
Skeleton
Neuron
nerve cell
Main organs of the excretory system
kidneys
color of the blood in the veins
bluish
Color of the blood in the arteries
bright red
The muscular tube that moves food to the stomach
esophagus
Soft-walled upper chambers of the heart
atriums
Largest artery of the body
aorta
Air sacs in clusters in the lungs
alveoli
Manufactures blood cells in the bones
marrow
Small finger-like projections in the small intestines
villi
Digestion is completed here
small intestines
Largest part of the brain
cerebrum
Bundle of nerves leading to the brain
spinal cord
Waste gas given off by the body
carbon dioxide
Gas needed to maintain life
oxygen
Protects organs of the upper body
ribs
Filters out solid waste particles of the blood.
liver
Gives form and support to the body making movement possible
Muscles
Involuntary muscles
smooth
Voluntary muscles
skeletal
Part of the skeleton with immovable joints
skull
Flap of skin that keeps food out of the trachea
epiglottis
muscles of the heart
cardiac
Removes carbon dioxide and water from blood
lungs