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Trachea
The windpipe, or passage through which air moves.
Alveoli
Hollow pockets where respiration takes place in your lungs.
Arteries
Blood vessels that carry blood away from your heart.
Capillaries
Tiny blood vessels that connect arteries to veins.
Veins
Blood Vessels that carry blood back to your heart.
Nutrients
Parts of food that give youu energy, help you grow, or help you stay healthy.
Oxygen
A gas needed by your cells.
Cells
Smallest living part of the human body and of other living things.
Involuntery Muscles
Muscles that you do not have control over, they make your inner organs work.
Voluntary Muscles
Muscles that you can control whenever you want.
Tendons
Tough tissues that attach your muscles to your bones.
Urinary Bladder
The baglike organ that holds urine.
Villi
Fingerlike growths inside the small intestine; nutrients pass into blood vessels inside them.
Cilla
Tiny hairlike parts of special cells that line the trachea and bronchial tubes.
Pancreas
An organ near the stomach that makes juices for digesting foods.
Peristalsis
The wavelike squeezing motion of the digestive system.
Organ
Body part made up of groups of different tissues that work together to do a certain job.
Gallbladder
The pear-shaped organ lying under the liver, stores bile.
Bronchial Tubes
Two tubes at the bottom of the trachea; lead into the lungs.
Marrow
Soft tissue in the shaft of bones; supplies the body with blood cells.
Tissue
Group of cells of the same kind working together to do a certain job.
Pelvis
Formed by the hipbones; helps support your body.
Joint
A place where two bones connect or join.
Enzyme
A substance that helps a chemical reaction happen in the body.
Diaphragm
The sheet of muscle at the bottom of your chest, under your lungs; helps yu breathe.
Kidneys
Bean-shaped organs in your back and above your waist; remove chemical wastes from your blood
Body System
Several organs in the body that work together for one purpose.
Skeleton
The body's framework, made up of bones.
Ligaments
Tough bands of tissue that hold bones together at a joint.
Cartilage
The tough tissue between the bones at most moveable joints.
Vertebrae
Bones that make up the spine.