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adrenal glands
secrete epinephrine
anaerobic
exercises requiring speed and strength
cell membrane
surrounds and protects the cell
cilia
move mucus toward the pharynx
diaphragm
the major muscle of breathing
external respiration
inhaling and exhaling
pericardium
surrounds and protects the heart
red blood cells
responsible for carrying oxygen
skeletal muscles
known as striated and voluntary
aerobic
means "with oxygen"
The cell is made up of living material called ______.
protoplasm
Chromatin is located in the _____ of the cell.
nucleus
Groups of organs performing similar tasks make up the body ________.
systems
The _________ muscles are ones you cannot consciously control.
involuntary or smooth
Pathogens are surrounded and destroyed by _________.
white blood cells
The ______ point is where a muscle attaches to a movable part of the body.
insertion
The lungs are located in the _______ cavity.
thoracic
The _______ is a slippery membrane around the lungs.
pleura
The air-filled cavities in your facial bones are called _______.
sinuses
Swimming is an example of an ________ exercise.
aerobic
the main pumping chambers of the heart
ventricles
the volume of blood ejected from the heart with each contraction
stroke volume
the special blood-clotting enzyme released into the bloodstream by the adrenal glands
thrombin
the process by which blood travels from the heart, throughout the body, and back to the heart
circulation
the largest artery in the body
aorta
vessels that carry blood back to the heart
veins
True/False:

Exercises that elevate your heart rate for at least 20 continuous minutes are AEROBIC exercises.
True
True/False:

A method of exercising that tenses one set of muscles against another is called ANAEROBICS.
False

isometrics
True/False:

The process by which your body produces and uses energy from food is METABOLISM.
True
True/False:

Without exercise, your muscles will STRENGTHEN.
False

atrophy
True/False:

Brisk walking combined with jogging is called WOGGING.
True