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what is the substance that all living things are composed of?
PROTOPLASM
The dense, active protoplasm found in the center of a cell.
NUCLEUS
All of a cell except the nucleus
CYTOPLASM
It encloses the protoplasm and permits soluble substances to enter and leave the cell.
CELL MEMBRANE
What is the process of cell reproduction called?
MITOSIS
The chemical process that takes place in living organisms, that nourishes the cells.
METABOLISM
Constructive metabolism, the process of building larger molecules from smaller ones.
ANABOLISM
The phase of metabolism when complex compounds in the cells are broken into smaller ones.
CATABOLISM
A collection of smaller cells that perform a certain function.
TISSUE
The tissue that protects and binds together other tissues in the body.
CONNECTIVE TISSUE
The protective covering on body surfaces.
EPITHELIAL TISSUE
Tissue such as blood and lymph. Carries food, waste products, and hormones through the body.
LIQUID TISSUE
Tissue that contracts and moves the various parts of the body.
MUSCULAR TISSUE
Tissue that carries messages to and from the brain and controls and coordinates all bodily functions.
NERVE TISSUE
Groups of tissues designed to preform a specific function.
ORGANS
The system that is the physical foundation of the body.
SKELETAL SYSTEM
System that controls the steady circulation of the blood through the body by the heart and blood vessels.
CIRCULATORY SYSTEM
System that changes food into nutrients and waste; consists of mouth, stomach,intestines,salivary and gastric glands.
DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
System that affects growth,development, sexual activities, and the health of the whole body, consists of specialized glands.
ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
System that purifies the body, by elimination of waste. consists of kidneys, liver, skin, intestines, and lungs.
EXCRETORY SYSTEM
System that is a protective covering that helps in regulating the body's temperature. Consists of skin, oil and sweat glands, sensory receptors, hair and nails
INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM
System that covers,shapes, and supports the skeleton tissue;also contracts and moves parts of the body. consists of muscles.
MUSCULAR SYSTEM
System that controls and coordinates all other systems. consists of brain,spinal cord,and nerves
NERVOUS SYSTEM
System that enables breathing,supplying the body with oxygen, eliminating carbon dioxide ;consists of lungs, and air passages.
RESPIRATORY SYSTEM